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daiquiri

[dahy-kuh-ree, dak-uh-] /ˈdaɪ kə ri, ˈdæk ə-/
noun, plural daiquiris.
1.
a cocktail of rum, lemon or lime juice, and sugar, often with the addition of fruit and ice and mixed in an electric blender:
a frozen banana daiquiri.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; named after Daiquirí, town on the east coast of Cuba
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British Dictionary definitions for daiquiri

daiquiri

/ˈdaɪkɪrɪ; ˈdæk-/
noun (pl) -ris
1.
an iced drink containing rum, lime juice, and syrup or sugar
Word Origin
C20: named after Daiquiri, rum-producing town in Cuba
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Word Origin and History for daiquiri
n.

type of alcoholic drink, 1920 (first recorded in F. Scott Fitzgerald), from Daiquiri, name of a district or village in eastern Cuba.

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