Definition of Pernod in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpəːnəʊ/


[mass noun] trademark
An aniseed-flavoured aperitif.
Example sentences
  • 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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