Mai-tai definition

mī tī
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A cocktail typically containing containing rum, curacao, and lime.
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A cocktail made with rum, curaçao, and fruit juices.
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A cocktail made with rum and fruit juices, often garnished with pineapple or other fruit or with a tiny orchid.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
mai-tai
Plural:
mai-tais

Origin of mai-tai

  • Tahitian maitai good

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Tahitian maitaÊ»i, "good", supposedly exclaimed by the first person to taste the drink.

    From Wiktionary