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A sweet liqueur of Dutch origin, flavoured with lemon, cloves, cinnamon, and coriander, and coloured red or purple.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Pratt (1749–1814), writer and actor. Partly from French parfait amour and partly from Dutch parfait amour, ultimately from French parfait + amour.
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