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apéritif

(ă-pĕr″ĭ-tēf′) [L. aperire, to open]
An alcoholic beverage, such as wine, taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite.

aperitif (·perˈ··tēfˑ),

n an appetite stimulant. Also called
aperitive.
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There has been an overwhelming response to our call for expressions of interest in Apertif, and it is clear that the WSRT-Apertif combination will have an extremely busy calendar," agreed Dr.
Where an afternoon apertif means a can of Fosters Lager in the back of a Land Rover?
Using the Dutch APERTIF, the Australian ASKAP and the South African MeerKAT SKA precursor telescopes (this project has already been allocated 8 months of observing time on the latter), we will directly observe the presence and establish the importance of accretion.
This unique ale from the Unibroue Brewery in Canada, can be enjoyed on the rocks as an apertif or taken as a hot drink when warmed.
Dine under the wooden vaulted and beamed ceiling of the restaurant or sample the local apertif, Pineau des Charentes, at the barrel-shaped bar.
Campri More often considered an apertif than cordial, it's a bitter, fortified red wine.
Bailey might choose to serve a few pieces of fine Godiva chocolate and biscuits on a plate from his vintage china collection along with some coffee, or maybe an after-dinner apertif.
Other products produced at the distillery are "Special Reserve" Alambic Brandy, "Pear de Pear" Pear Liqueur and "Mistel de Soleil," an apertif.