Meaning of alkermes

al•ker•mes

Pronunciation: (al-kûr'mēz), [key]
— n.
  1. a Mediterranean liqueur made from brandy flavored with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and other spices, and colored red with kermes or cochineal.
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