: a strong Chinese liquor made from sorghum

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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