martini

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noun mar·ti·ni \mär-ˈtē-nē\

Definition of martini

  1. :  a cocktail made of gin and dry vermouth; also :  vodka martini

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Origin and Etymology of martini

probably alteration of Martinez (cocktail), from the name Martinez


Martini

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biographical name Mar·ti·ni \mär-ˈtē-nē\

Definition of Martini

  1. Simone circa 1284–1344 Italian painter


MARTINI Defined for English Language Learners

martini

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Definition of martini for English Language Learners

  • : an alcoholic drink made with gin and vermouth; also : a similar drink made with vodka instead of gin


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