Definition of Pernod in English:

Pernod

noun

Trademark
  • An anise-flavored liqueur.

    ‘Add the Pernod and simmer until reduced by half, about two minutes.’
    • ‘We then skipped desserts, but accepted a Pernod as the nightcap.’
    • ‘Pour over the wine and drizzle with a little Pernod.’
    • ‘He tells her that Pernod isn't good for her, and she scoffs at him.’
    • ‘A half-empty bottle of Pernod sits on his desk beside the box of doughnuts.’

Pronunciation

Pernod

/perˈnō/ /pɛrˈnoʊ/

Origin

Named after the manufacturing firm Pernod Fils.