a) A sweet-bitter liqueur originating from Italy (but also prodcued in Turkey), flavored with almonds and a secret blend-specific mix of some 200 ingredients such as the pits from apricots, peaches, cherries or other stone-fruits.

Amaretto makes a fine digestive

b) A glass of that liqueur

Gino has an amaretto on the porch after every elaborate meal

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