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Martini

[mahr-tee-nee; Italian mahr-tee-nee] /mɑrˈti ni; Italian mɑrˈti ni/
noun
1.
Simone
[see-maw-ne] /siˈmɔ nɛ/ (Show IPA),
1283–1344, Italian painter.
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British Dictionary definitions for s. martini

Martini1

/mɑːˈtiːnɪ/
noun (pl) -nis
1.
trademark an Italian vermouth
2.
a cocktail of gin and vermouth
Word Origin
C19 (sense 2): perhaps from the name of the inventor

Martini2

/Italian marˈtiːni/
noun
1.
Simone (siˈmoːne). ?1284–1344, Sienese painter
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Word Origin and History for s. martini
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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