piña-colada

piña colada

[peen-yuh koh-lah-duh, kuh-lah-]
noun
1.
a tall mixed drink of rum, cream of coconut, pineapple juice, and ice usually frappéed in a blender.
2.
a flavor of ice cream, soft drinks, etc., made with coconut milk and pineapple juice.

Origin:
1920–25; < Spanish: literally, strained pineapple

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piña colada (ˈpiːnjə kəˈlɑːdə)
 
n
a drink consisting of pineapple juice, coconut, and rum
 
[C20: from Spanish, literally: strained pineapple]

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piña colada
1975, from Sp., lit. "strained pineapple." First element from L. pinea (see pineapple). For second element, see colander.
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