Amer·​i·​ca·​no | \ əˌmerəˈkä(ˌ)nō\
variants: or less commonly Americano cocktail
plural -s

Definition of Americano

: a cocktail made from sweet vermouth, bitters, and soda water

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First Known Use of Americano

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Americano

Spanish americano American, from América + Spanish -ano -an

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The first known use of Americano was in 1934

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