caipirinha

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese caipirinha

Noun[edit]

caipirinha (plural caipirinhas)

  1. A traditional Brazilian drink prepared with cachaça, lime juice, sugar and ice
    • 2007 September 20, Eric Wilson, “Blame It on Rio and Gisele”, New York Times:
      They thought of, I don’t know, monkeys and caipirinhas and samba.”

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of caipira (hillbilly).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caipirinha f (plural caipirinhas)

  1. Traditional Brazilian drink prepared with cachaça, lime juice, sugar and ice.
  2. Diminutive of caipira