cachaca

or ca·cha·ça

[ kuh-shah-suh ]
/ kəˈʃɑ sə /

noun

a Brazilian white rum made from sugarcane.

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Origin of cachaca

First recorded in 1855–60; from Brazilian Portuguese cachaça, of unknown ultimate origin
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  • A couple of hours before sundown, the old fellow looked in at the inn for his usual glass of cachaca.

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