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liq·uor / ˈlikər/ • n. 1. alcoholic drink, esp. distilled spirits. 2. a liquid produced or used in a process of some kind, in particular: ∎  water used in brewing. ∎  liquid in which something has been steeped or cooked. ∎  liquid that drains from food during cooking. ∎  the liquid from which a substance has been crystallized or extracted. PHRASAL VERBS: liquor up (or liquor someone up) inf. get (or make someone) drunk. ORIGIN: Middle English (denoting liquid or something to drink): from Old French lic(o)ur, from Latin liquor; related to liquare ‘liquefy,’ liquere ‘be fluid.’

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liquor (lik-er) n.
1. (in pharmacy) any solution, usually an aqueous solution.

2. the amniotic fluid surrounding a fetus.

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