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margarita

[ mahr-guh-ree-tuh ]
/ ˌmɑr gəˈri tə /
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noun

Sometimes Mar·ga·ri·ta . a cocktail made of tequila, lime or lemon juice, and an orange-flavored liqueur, usually served in a salt-rimmed glass.

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Also called, Informal, marg [mahrg] /mɑrg/ .

Origin of margarita

First recorded in 1960–65; from American Spanish; apparently special use of Spanish Margarita a woman's name; see Margaret
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British Dictionary definitions for margarita (1 of 2)

margarita
/ (ˌmɑːɡəˈriːtə) /

noun

a mixed drink consisting of tequila and lemon juice
C20: from the woman's name

British Dictionary definitions for margarita (2 of 2)

Margarita
/ (ˌmɑːɡəˈriːtə) /

noun

an island in the Caribbean, off the NE coast of Venezuela: pearl fishing. Capital: La Asunción
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