mao-tai

noun
\ ˈmau̇-ˈtī How to pronounce mao-tai (audio) , -ˈdī \

Definition of mao-tai

: a strong Chinese liquor made from sorghum

First Known Use of mao-tai

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mao-tai

Maotai, town in China

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“Mao-tai.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mao-tai. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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