a hot beverage made from wine, hot water, and lemon juice, sweetened and spiced
Origin of negusafter Colossians Francis Negus (died 1732), who concocted it
Historical the title of the ruler of Ethiopia
Origin of NegusAmharic n?g??, king
A beverage of wine, hot water, lemon juice, sugar, and nutmeg.
Origin of negusAfter Francis Negus, (died 1732), English army officer.
Used formerly as a title for emperors of Ethiopia.
Origin of NegusAmharic n&schwa;gus, from Ge'ez n&schwa;guś, king, ruler, verbal adjective of nagśa, to rule, become king; see ngś in Semitic roots.
Named from Colonel Francis Negus (died 1732), its creator.
- (historical) A ruler of Ethiopia or of a province of Ethiopia; specifically, the supreme ruler of Ethiopia before 1974.
From Amharic áŠ•áŒ‰áˆ¥ (n'gus, “king").