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daiquiri

[ dahy-kuh-ree, dak-uh- ]
/ ˈdaɪ kə ri, ˈdæk ə- /
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noun, plural dai·qui·ris.

a cocktail of rum, lemon or lime juice, and sugar, often with the addition of fruit and ice and mixed in an electric blender: a frozen banana daiquiri.

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Origin of daiquiri

First recorded in 1915–20; named after Daiquirí, town on the east coast of Cuba
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daiquiri
/ (ˈdaɪkɪrɪ, ˈdæk-) /

noun plural -ris

an iced drink containing rum, lime juice, and syrup or sugar

Word Origin for daiquiri

C20: named after Daiquiri, rum-producing town in Cuba
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