sangaree

noun
san·​ga·​ree | \ ˌsaŋ-gə-ˈrē How to pronounce sangaree (audio) \

Definition of sangaree

1 : a sweetened iced drink of wine or sometimes of ale, beer, or liquor garnished with nutmeg

First Known Use of sangaree

1736, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sangaree

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

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“Sangaree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sangaree. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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