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n. pl. ne·gro·nis
A cocktail made of gin, sweet vermouth, and bitters, often garnished with a lemon or orange peel.

[Probably named after its inventor, possibly Count Camillo Negroni (1868-1934), Italian gambler and bon vivant who is said to have invented the cocktail in Florence in 1919.]
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(Cookery) a cocktail containing vermouth, gin, and Campari
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