Definition of limoncello in English:


Syllabification: li·mon·cel·lo
Pronunciation: /ˌlimənˈCHelō

noun (plural limoncellos)

  • A lemon-flavored Italian liqueur.
    More example sentences
    • He has served a tweaked version of his family's limoncello recipe for years in his restaurants.
    • I should have known a little limoncello packs quite a wallop.
    • And don't leave without splitting a piece of the limoncello cake.


Italian, from limone 'lemon' + the diminutive suffix '-cello'.

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