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Spanish rompope. Compare rompopo.


rompope (countable and uncountable, plural rompopes)

  1. (uncommon) A traditional, eggnog-like Mexican drink made with eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla flavoring.
    • 1946, World Trade Law Journal, volume 1, page 231:
      For the purpose of this article, pharmaceutical products and toilet articles shall be registered by the presentation of a document certified by the register in the office of Inscriptions and Pharmaceutical Specialities of the Pharmaceutical College and wines and rompopes* by means of submission of []
    • 1982, Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior (Mexico), Comercio Exterior de México, page 42:
      Mexican-produced table wines, ciders and rompopes
    • 2009, Martha Egan, Coyota: A Novel, Papalote PressLlc, →ISBN:
      "Mom also has the rompope out, if you're up for disgusting sweet yellow goop that'll knock you on your can." "Gee, what a salesman you are, Luis. I'll have a beer — if there's any real beer in the house."
    • 2013, Andrea Lawson Gray, Adriana Almazan Lahl, Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions, and Recipes, AltaMira Press, →ISBN, page 93:
      The story goes that each nun had a specialty, and that Sister Eduviges not only made the rompope, but was also responsible for its popularity, as her rompope was made with spirits. The nuns produced it for guests but were not permitted to [partake].
    • 2017, Rachel Khong, the editors of Lucky Peach, Lucky Peach All About Eggs: Everything We Know About the World's Most Important Food, Clarkson Potter (→ISBN), page 192:
      Sister Eduviges was the nun with the rompope gig, and it was her perfected recipe—she added an additional ingredient that she never revealed—that made the rompope wildly popular and profitable. It raised a lot of money for the convent.


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Based on ron (rum). Compare rompopo.


  • IPA(key): /romˈpope/ [rõmˈ]
  • Rhymes: -ope
  • Syllabification: rom‧po‧pe


rompope m (plural rompopes)

  1. (Mexico) rompope

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