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negroni

[ni-groh-nee]
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noun, plural ne·gro·nis.
  1. a cocktail made from sweet vermouth, gin, and bitters.

Origin of negroni

1945–50; < Italian, said to be after a nobleman named Negroni, who first made the drink circa 1935
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  • Meyerbeer and Berlioz composed the music for the song which was sung at the supper given by the Princess Negroni.

  • Act II is laid in the Negroni palace, and is the scene of the banquet, which has already been described.

  • It was, apparently, a ruse to put Negroni off the scent, who from time to time asked us to explain what we were talking about.

  • The Abbé Negroni's pupil succeeded in holding a secret correspondence with his beloved.


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