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cassis1

Line breaks: cas¦sis
Pronunciation: /kaˈsiːs
 
, ˈkasɪs
 
/
(also crème de cassis)

noun

[mass noun]
A syrupy blackcurrant liqueur produced mainly in Burgundy.
Example sentences
  • They're widely used for the syrupy crème de cassis.
  • In each of them I poured a few drops of crème de cassis, a thick sweet blackcurrant liqueur, mostly used diluted in white wine to make Kir cocktails.
  • In France the alcoholic cordial crème de cassis, made in the vicinity of Dijon in Burgundy from locally grown blackcurrants, won worldwide fame.

Origin

French, 'blackcurrant', apparently from Latin cassia (see cassia).

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cassis2

Line breaks: cas¦sis
Pronunciation: /kaˈsi
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
A wine produced in the region of Cassis, a small town near Marseilles.

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