mojito

[ moh-hee-toh ]
/ moʊˈhi toʊ /

noun

a cocktail made with rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint.

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Origin of mojito

1930–35; < American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish mojo orange sauce or marinade < mojar to make wet

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British Dictionary definitions for mojito

mojito
/ (məˈhiːtəʊ) /

noun plural -tos

a cocktail consisting of rum, sugar, lime, mint, and soda water

Word Origin for mojito

C20: Spanish, diminutive of mojo wet
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