[ moh-hee-toh ]
/ moʊˈhi toʊ /
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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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Example sentences from the Web for mojito
I order a mojito, and we smoke some cigars and watch the crowd of stylish, late-twenty-somethings mingling poolside.
When Galliano sat down next to them afterward, he noted, a waitress came quickly with a mojito for the famous designer.
British Dictionary definitions for 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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