quinine water

noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Lemon, quinine water and chamomile aromas float from the glass. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 3 Aug. 2021 Flavors like lemon, lime, chamomile and quinine water zip along on a wave of steely acidity. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 8 Aug. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of quinine water was in 1953

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Cite this Entry

“Quinine water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quinine%20water. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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