aguardiente

noun
aguar·di·en·te | \ˌä-ˌgwär-dē-ˈen-tē, -ˈdyen-(ˌ)tā\
variants: or less commonly aguardente \ˌä-ˌgwär-ˈden-tē, -(ˌ)tā \ or aquardiente \ˌä-ˌkwär-dē-ˈen-tē, -ˈdyen-(ˌ)tā \
plural -s

Definition of aguardiente 

: any of several distilled alcoholic beverages: such as

a : a coarse brandy made in Spain and Portugal

b : a liquor that is usually made from sugarcane and is common in South America, Central America, and the southwestern U.S.

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First Known Use of aguardiente

1752, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aguardiente

Spanish aguardiente, from agua water + ardiente burning, from Latin ardent-, ardens, present participle of ardēre to burn

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