Definition of copita in English:

copita

Line breaks: co¦pita
Pronunciation: /kəˈpiːtə
 
/

noun

A slim stemmed glass that narrows slightly towards the top, used for sherry.
More example sentences
  • They served us little glasses, copitas, of Sauza Conmemorativo, a golden, aged tequila to accompany our tamales.
  • He was frequently seen in cafés, heavily guarded, swigging down copitas of the brandy to which he was so partial.
  • The best sherry glasses are the thin, transparent ‘copitas’ which are designed especially for the job.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Spanish, diminutive of copa 'cup', from popular Latin cuppa (see cup).

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