tafia

or taf·fi·a

[taf-ee-uh]
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noun

a type of rum made in Haiti from lower grades of molasses, refuse sugar, or the like.

Nearby words

  1. taffeta,
  2. taffeta weave,
  3. taffrail,
  4. taffy,
  5. taffy apple,
  6. tafilelt,
  7. taft,
  8. taft, lorado,
  9. taft, robert alphonso,
  10. taft, william howard

Origin of tafia

1755–65, Americanism; < West Indian French; aphetic variant of ratafia ratafia

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British Dictionary definitions for tafia

tafia

taffia

noun

a type of rum, esp from Guyana or the Caribbean

Word Origin for tafia

C18: from French, from West Indian Creole, probably from ratafia

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