A strong alcoholic spirit made in eastern Europe or the Middle East.
More example sentences
- The state makes almost a quarter of each year's wine production into brandy and the aniseed-flavoured spirit raki (like arak) which, drunk with water, is the Turks' favoured alcoholic drink.
- A locally famous drink is the anise seed based raki, and brandy sour is another favorite with the Turkish Cypriots.
- Meals for guests or for ceremonial occasions such as weddings usually involve copious amounts of meat, washed down with Albanian raki, an alcoholic beverage.
from Turkish rakı.
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