Definition of "raki" [‖Ra•ki]

  • A brandy of Turkey and the Balkans, distilled from grapes or plums and flavored with anise. (noun)

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Use "raki" in a sentence
  • "Turks call raki lion's milk, and it looks a little like milk after you put the water in."
  • "He drank raki, which is the potent anise-flavored national drink in Turkey."
  • "Turk from Tabreez catches me aside and asks mysteriously if my packages contain any "raki" (arrack)."