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Martini

[mahr-tee-nee; Italian mahr-tee-nee]
noun
Simone [see-maw-ne] , 1283–1344, Italian painter.
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Martini1 (mɑːˈtiːnɪ)
 
n , pl -nis
1.  trademark an Italian vermouth
2.  a cocktail of gin and vermouth
 
[C19 (sense 2): perhaps from the name of the inventor]

Martini2 (Italian marˈtiːni)
 
n
Simone (siˈmoːne). ?1284--1344, Sienese painter

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martini
1894, probably from Martini and Rossi, It. firm that makes vermouth (an ingredient of the drink). Another theory holds that it is a corruption of Martinez, California, town where the drink was said to have originated.
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