Definition of sambuca in English:
An Italian aniseed-flavored liqueur.
- The number of people who finish the evening off with an amaretto, sambuca, cognac, or brandy is on the decline, he says.
- From a height of at least 1 foot, the forfeitee pours the flaming sambuca into the empty spare glass.
- The bartender lines up two half-pint glasses and pours them full of sambuca, before flicking a match at them.
Italian, from Latin sambucus 'elder tree'.
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