mao-tai

noun

: a strong Chinese liquor made from sorghum

Word History

Etymology

Maotai, town in China

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mao-tai was in 1943

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“Mao-tai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mao-tai. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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