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negus

noun ne·gus \ ˈnē-gəs , ni-ˈgüs \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of negus

: king used as a title of the sovereign of Ethiopia

Origin and Etymology of negus

Amharic nəgus, from Geez nĕgūša nagašt king of kings

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negus

noun ne·gus \ ˈnē-gəs \

Definition of negus

: a beverage of wine, hot water, sugar, lemon juice, and spices

Origin and Etymology of negus

after Francis Negus {dagger}1732 English colonel, credited with the invention of the drink

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