- the sweet sap of various East Indian palms, used as a beverage
- an alcoholic liquor made by fermenting this sap
- a drink of brandy, whiskey, etc. with hot water, sugar, and often spicesalso hot toddy
Origin of toddyAnglo-Indian ; from Hindi t???, fermented sap of palmyra tree ; from t??, palm tree ; from Sanskrit t?la, palmyra
- A hot toddy.
- a. The sweet sap of certain tropical Asian palm trees, used as a beverage.b. An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting this sap.
Origin of toddyHindi t&amacron;&rlowdot;&imacron;, palm sap, fermented palm sap, from t&amacron;&rlowdot;, palmyra palm (Borassus flabellifer), from Sanskrit t&amacron;la&hlowdot;, perhaps of Dravidian origin; akin to Telugu t&amacron;&dlowdot;u.