Late Latin cordialis, from Latin cor heart; French cordial.
- Hearty; sincere; warm; affectionate.
#* 1885, George Washington Schuyler, Colonial New York: Philip Schuyler and His Family, C. Scribner's Sons
#*: The relations between the Earl of Bellomont and Colonel Schuyler were formal, but not cordial from the first.
- Tending to revive, cheer, or invigorate; giving strength or spirits.
Icelandic: hjartanlegur m, alÃºÃ°legur m
;to be checked
- A candy (or bonbon) usually made of milk chocolate, filled with small fruits (often maraschino cherry|cherries) and syrup or fondant.
- A liqueur prepared using the infusion process.
#* 1908, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables, L. C. Page & Co.
#*: [Marilla] had put the bottle of raspberry cordial down in the cellar instead of in the closet [...].
- context|UK|Australia A concentrated noncarbonated soft drink which is diluted with water before drinking.