tafia

or taf·fi·a

[ taf-ee-uh ]
/ ˈtæf i ə /

noun

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

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Origin of tafia

1755–65, Americanism;<West Indian French; aphetic variant of ratafiaratafia
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British Dictionary definitions for tafia

tafia

taffia

/ (ˈtæfɪə) /

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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