sangaree

noun

san·​ga·​ree ˌsaŋ-gə-ˈrē How to pronounce sangaree (audio)
1
: a sweetened iced drink of wine or sometimes of ale, beer, or liquor garnished with nutmeg
2

Word History

Etymology

Spanish sangría, literally, act of bleeding, from sangre blood, from Latin sanguin-, sanguis

First Known Use

1736, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of sangaree was in 1736

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Cite this Entry

“Sangaree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sangaree. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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