margarita

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English[edit]

A margarita.

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish margarita. Doublet of Margaret (and various forms, q.v.), margarite, Margherita, and marguerite.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌmɑː.ɡəɹˈiː.tə/
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌmɑɹ.ɡəˈɹi.tə/
  • Rhymes: -iːtə

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.

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mar.ɡaˈri.ta/
  • Hyphenation: mar‧ga‧rì‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin margarīta, from Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης (margarítēs), from a loanword of Eastern origin.

Noun[edit]

margarita f (plural margarite)

  1. Archaic form of margherita.
    • 1307, Dante Alighieri, Convivio, R. Ricciardi (1995), Capitolo XXX, p. 884:
      [...] sì come dice nostro Signore, non si deono le margarite gittare innanzi a li porci, [...]
      [...] as our Lord says, pearls are not to be given to pigs, [...]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish margarita, from Latin margarīta.

Noun[edit]

margarita m

  1. margarita (cocktail)

Latin[edit]

margarītae (pearls)

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης (margarítēs).

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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 noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative margarīta margarītae
Genitive margarītae margarītārum
Dative margarītae margarītīs
Accusative margarītam margarītās
Ablative margarītā margarītīs
Vocative margarīta margarītae

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  • (pearl): perula (Medieval Latin)

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Margarita, Margareta:

References[edit]

  • margarita in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • margarita in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • margarita in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • margarita in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maɾɡaˈɾita/, [maɾ.ɣ̞aˈɾi.t̪a]

Noun[edit]

margarita f (plural margaritas)

  1. (flower) daisy
    Synonyms: margarita común, chiribita
  2. pearl
    Synonym: perla

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margarita m (plural margaritas)

  1. margarita (cocktail)

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish margarita (daisy)

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: mar‧ga‧ri‧ta

Noun[edit]

margarita

  1. A daisy, especially the oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare)