a cocktail made of tequila, lemon or lime juice, and triple sec, typically served in a salt-rimmed glass
Origin of margarita; from Spanish Margarita, Margaret
island of Venezuela, just off the N coast: 414 sq mi (1,072 sq km)
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.
Origin of margaritaPerhaps 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 margar&imacron;ta, pearl, from Greek margar&imacron;t&emacron;s; see margarite.
- A female given name.