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Van der Hum

[van der hoom; Dutch vahn duh r hym] /ˈvæn dər ˌhum; Dutch ˌvɑn dər ˈhüm/
noun
1.
a spicy liqueur from South Africa, flavored with tangerine and herbs.
Origin of Van der Hum
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; allegedly after a Dutch sea captain who favored the drink
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British Dictionary definitions for Van der Hum

Van der Hum

/væn də hʌm/
noun
1.
(South African) a liqueur with tangerine flavouring
Word Origin
of uncertain origin, but possibly derived from the humorous uncertainty of the name, equivalent of whatshisname
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