mojito

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noun mo·ji·to \mō-ˈhē-tō\

Definition of mojito

plural

mojitos

  1. :  a cocktail made of rum, sugar, mint, lime juice, and soda water

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Origin and Etymology of mojito

American Spanish, diminutive of moje, mojo citrus marinade, from Spanish mojar to moisten, from Vulgar Latin *molliare — more at moil


First Known Use: 1934


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