Van der Hum

Van der Hum

[van der hoom; Dutch vahn duhr hym]
noun
a spicy liqueur from South Africa, flavored with tangerine and herbs.

Origin:
1860–65; allegedly after a Dutch sea captain who favored the drink

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Van der Hum (væn də hʌm)
 
n
(South African) a liqueur with tangerine flavouring
 
[of uncertain origin, but possibly derived from the humorous uncertainty of the name, equivalent of whatshisname]

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