Definition of caipirinha
: a cocktail consisting of lime, sugar, and rum
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Hearty traditional stews and small plates fill this menu, along with a cocktail menu full of Brazilian favorites like the caipirinha.
There are also new popsicle takes on classic cocktails such as the caipirinha, pisco sour and daiquiri.
Officially known as Brazil's nation cocktail, the caipirinha is made with cachaça, a clear spirit derived from raw sugarcane that's similar to rum, only a bit smokier.
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Origin and Etymology of caipirinha
Brazilian Portuguese, from caipira backwoodsman, rustic
First Known Use: 1973See Words from the same year
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