rosolio [roh-zoh-lee-oh, ruh-; Italian raw-zaw-lyaw] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a cordial flavored with rose petals, cloves, cinnamon, or the like, popular in southern Europe.
Origin of rosolio 1810–20; Italian, variant of rosoli Medieval Latin rōs sōlis dew of the sun Examples from the Web for rosolio Historical Examples of rosolio
Not a soul spoke, and they all scowled fiercely at the brandy, the rosolio, and each other.
F. Marion Crawford
Ah, he’s a sadly leaky vessel, is Rosolio, as we used to call him.
The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4
Lucian of Samosata
Rosolio held the castle, and Escarbilles tried to dislodge him.
Lewis Clinton Strang
In the carriage-pocket we found a paper of biscuits and a bottle of Rosolio.
The History of Samuel Titmarsh
William Makepeace Thackeray