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A carbonated beverage flavored with quinine and sugar or another sweetener. Also called quinine water, tonic.
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carbonated water containing lemon, sweetener, and quinine, used as a mixer. Also called tonic, quinine water.
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|Noun||1.||tonic water - lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine|
quinine - a bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark; used in malaria therapy
gin and tonic - gin and quinine water
soft drink - nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
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