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A cocktail made with tequila, an orange-flavored liqueur, and lemon or lime juice, often served with salt encrusted on the rim of the glass.

[Perhaps from Spanish margarita, daisy (on the model of English magnolia, a kind of cocktail popular before the margarita), or from the Spanish name Margarita, Margaret, both from Latin margarīta, pearl, from Greek margarītēs; see margarite.]
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(Brewing) a mixed drink consisting of tequila and lemon juice
[C20: from the woman's name]


(Placename) an island in the Caribbean, off the NE coast of Venezuela: pearl fishing. Capital: La Asunción
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(ˌmɑr gəˈri tə)

n., pl. -tas.
a cocktail of tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur.
[1960–65; < Sp, Margaret]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.margarita - a cocktail made of tequila and triple sec with lime and lemon juicemargarita - a cocktail made of tequila and triple sec with lime and lemon juice
cocktail - a short mixed drink
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[ˌmɑːgəˈriːtə] N (= drink) → margarita f
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n, marguerita
nMargarita m (Tequila mit Zitronensaft)
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A FESTIVAL celebrating tequila cocktails is coming to Manchester next month, with top bars battling it out to create the UK's best margarita.
Strain and pour on to a salt-rimmed margarita glass and garnish with a lime wheel.
Students of talented artist Margarita Karimova-Sokolova have presented their works in Germany.