- 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 tā&rlowdot;ī palm sap, fermented palm sap from tā&rlowdot; palmyra palm ( Borassus flabellifer ) from Sanskrit tālah perhaps of Dravidian origin Telugu tā&dlowdot;u