piña colada

pi·​ña co·​la·​da | \ ˈpēn-yə-kō-ˈlä-də How to pronounce piña colada (audio) , ˈpē-nə- How to pronounce piña colada (audio) \

Definition of piña colada

: a tall drink made of rum, cream of coconut, and pineapple juice mixed with ice

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The sweet treats run the gamut from traditional fillings such as poppy seed, prune and rose petal to pina colada and mocha. Laura Demarco, cleveland.com, "Rudy's Strudel Paczki Party to feature Hough Bakery-inspired treat, polka," 19 Jan. 2018 This summer is all about frozen drinks, including a pina colada served in a coconut. Vickie Snow Jurkowski, Daily Southtown, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Girl in the Park in Orland Park," 5 July 2018 The shop also serves boba tea — a fruit or tea drink with milk and tapioca — in flavors like Thai milk tea, vanilla, strawberry, mango, matcha, taro, plain, pina colada and watermelon. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "Thai rolled ice cream comes to the Magnificent Mile, plus other restaurant news," 1 June 2018 Many bakeries also feature modern fillings such as chocolate cream, peanut butter and pina colada. cleveland.com, "Cleveland paczki guide 2018: Parades, parties and 13 bakeries to find the Polish treats," 1 Feb. 2018 An average margarita will cost you 168 calories while a pina colada weighs in at a whopping 490 calories, about the same as a McDonald's Quarter Pounder. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, "What too much alcohol can do to your health," 13 Apr. 2018 The sweet treats run the gamut from traditional fillings such as poppyseed, prune and rose petal to pina colada and mocha. Laura Demarco, cleveland.com, "Paczki Day celebrated with Hough Bakery-inspired treats and polka in Parma (photos)," 13 Feb. 2018 My cousin chose a jar of pina colada jam, for a rocking breakfast treat. Janet Kusterer, Howard County Times, "Spooky Times on Main Street [Mostly Main Street]," 19 Oct. 2017 The formula, which SeaWorld developed to mimic a manatee mother’s milk and combat digestive problems, smells like a pina colada. Gabrielle Russon, OrlandoSentinel.com, "SeaWorld rescue team works around the clock to care for orphaned manatees," 23 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of piña colada

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for piña colada

Spanish, literally, strained pineapple

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English Language Learners Definition of piña colada

: a drink that is made of rum, coconut juice, and pineapple juice mixed with ice

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