Definition of aguardiente in English:

aguardiente

Syllabification: a·guar·dien·te
Pronunciation: /ˌägwärˈdyentā
 
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noun

(In Spanish-speaking regions) a distilled liquor resembling brandy, especially as made in South America from sugar cane.
More example sentences
  • Beer and rum, including a fairly raw variety known as aguardiente are the most popular alcoholic drinks, although urban elites prefer Scotch whisky.
  • Depending on the style of the wine, sherry is fortified with grape spirit known as aguardiente to between 15.5 and 22 per cent.
  • Anisados aguardiente has the addition of aniseed.

Origin

from Spanish, from agua 'water' + ardiente 'fiery'.

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