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  1. 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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noun plural -tos
  1. a cocktail consisting of rum, sugar, lime, mint, and soda water
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Word Origin

C20: Spanish, diminutive of mojo wet
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