ouzo

Pronunciation: [OO-zoh]

From Greece, this clear, sweet anise–flavored liqueur is usually served as an apéritif. It's generally mixed with water, which turns it whitish and opaque.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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