Definition of mojito in English:

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mojito

Pronunciation: /mōˈhēdō/

noun (plural mojitos)

A cocktail consisting of white rum, lime or lemon juice, sugar, mint, ice, and sparkling water or club soda.
Example sentences
  • No matter what time of year you go to Cuba there will be music and wonderful cocktails - Cuba Libres, daiquiris and mojitos - based on the island's native rum.
  • Mint fans should try a mojito, the classic rum cocktail of Cuba, another delightfully decadent holiday drink.
  • We got pitchers of mojitos and sangria, and I was tipsy in about three minutes.

Origin

1930s: Cuban Spanish, from mojo2 + diminutive suffix -ito.

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Syllabification: mo·ji·to

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