August 05, 2012

Chartreuse


chartreuse | sh ärˈtroōz; -ˈtroōs|
noun
a pale green or yellow liqueur made from brandy and aromatic herbs.
• a pale yellow or green color resembling this liqueur.

ORIGIN named after La Grande Chartreuse, the Carthusian monastery near Grenoble, France, where the liqueur ( sense 1) was first made; sense 2 is an extended use.
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