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.

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mar.gaˈri.ta/, [mär̺g̟äˈr̺iːt̪ä]
  • 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]

From Spanish margarita, from Latin margarīta.

Noun[edit]

margarita m

  1. margarita (cocktail)

Latin[edit]

margarītae (pearls)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης ‎(margarítēs).

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.

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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Synonyms[edit]

  • (pearl): perula (Medieval Latin)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

margarita f ‎(plural margaritas)

  1. (flower) daisy
  2. (flower) marigold
  3. (cocktail) margarita (cocktail)

Synonyms[edit]