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[mass noun] A sweet cordial made in Italy from alcohol, raisins, sugar, rose petals, cloves, and cinnamon:[as modifier] ‘rosolio liqueurs’
- ‘Originally the Italian cordial rosolio was prepared wholly from the juice of the plant.’
Italian, from modern Latin ros solis dew of the sun.
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