mojito

[moh-hee-toh]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. moivre, abraham de,
  2. mojarra,
  3. mojave,
  4. mojave desert,
  5. moji,
  6. mojo,
  7. mokapu,
  8. moke,
  9. mokha,
  10. moki

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

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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