Ouzo vs. Sambuca

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Main Difference

The main difference between Ouzo and Sambuca is that the Ouzo is a anis drink and Sambuca is a Italian anise-flavoured liqueur.

  • Ouzo (noun)

    An anise-flavoured aperitif, originating in Greece.

  • Ouzo (noun)

    A serving of this drink.

  • Sambuca (noun)

    An Italian liqueur made from elderberries and flavoured with licorice, traditionally served with 3 coffee beans that represent health, wealth and fortune (or past, present and future).

  • Sambuca (noun)

    An ancient form of triangular harp having a very sharp, shrill tone.

  • Ouzo (noun)

    a Greek aniseed-flavoured spirit.

  • Sambuca (noun)

    an Italian aniseed-flavoured liqueur

    "a glass of flaming sambuca"

    "a good few sambucas were consumed before he finally tottered into a taxi"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Ouzo (noun)

    anise-flavored Greek liquor

  • Sambuca (noun)

    an Italian liqueur made with elderberries and flavored with licorice

Princeton's WordNet

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