Definition of Pernod in English:


Line breaks: Per¦nod
Pronunciation: /ˈpəːnəʊ


[mass noun] trademark
  • An aniseed-flavoured aperitif.
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    • His drinks of choice are Pernod, Tequila, Southern Comfort, Jim Beam and any Scotch whisky that costs more than Chivas Regal.
    • The liquorice and aniseed aromas and flavours are so dominant that you could be drinking Pernod or Ricard - at about half the price.
    • Add the Noilly Prat or vermouth and Pernod, then cook until reduced right down.


named after the manufacturing firm Pernod Fils.

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