mai tai


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mai tai

 (mī′ tī′)
n. pl. mai tais
A cocktail made with rum, curaçao, and fruit juices.

[Tahitian maitai, good.]

mai tai

(ˈmaɪˌtaɪ)
n
(Cooking) (often capitals) an iced cocktail consisting of rum, lime juice, Curaçao, and syrup
[C20: from Tahitian maita'i good, fine]
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