Perhaps from Swahili, or perhaps a corruption of "war gin" (a term applied to the drink on account of its consumption by soldiers).
- IPA(key): /ˈwaɹaɡɪ/, /ˈwaɹad͡ʒɪ/, /ˈwaɹaɡi/, /ˈwaɹad͡ʒi/
waragi (countable and uncountable, plural waragis)
- A distilled alcoholic beverage made from bananas or millet, common in Uganda.
- ^ Garland Hampton Cannon, The Arabic Contributions to the English Language: An Historical Dictionary