margarita

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English[edit]

A margarita.

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌmɑː.ɡəɹˈiː.tə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌmɑɹ.ɡəˈɹi.tə/

Noun[edit]

margarita (plural margaritas)

  1. A cocktail made with tequila, an orange-flavoured liqueur, and lemon or lime juice, often served with salt encrusted on the rim of the glass.

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

margarītae (pearls)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης (margarites).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

margarīta f (genitive margarītae); first declension

  1. pearl
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Apocalypsis 21:21
      et duodecim portae duodecim margaritae sunt per singulas et singulae portae erant ex singulis margaritis []
      And the twelve gates were twelve pearls: every several gate was of one pearl: []
  2. a term of endearment

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative margarīta margarītae
genitive margarītae margarītārum
dative margarītae margarītīs
accusative margarītam margarītās
ablative margarītā margarītīs
vocative margarīta margarītae

Derived terms[edit]

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Synonyms[edit]

  • (pearl): perula (Medieval Latin)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin margarīta, from Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης (margarites).

Noun[edit]

margarita f (plural margaritas)

  1. daisy
  2. margarita (cocktail)

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