Definition of Martini

1. Noun. A cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouth.

Terms within: Gin
Generic synonyms: Cocktail
Specialized synonyms: Vodka Martini



Definition of Martini

1. Noun. (obsolete) A breech mechanism for a rifle. ¹

2. Noun. A type of rifle using similar features. ¹

3. Noun. A cocktail containing vermouth with either gin or vodka. ¹

4. Noun. A brand of Italian vermouth available in several versions, from the ''Martini e Rossi'' company. ¹

5. Noun. a cocktail made with gin or vodka and vermouth ¹

6. Noun. (proscribed) any cocktail served in a (w cocktail glass), often sweet or fruity and aimed at women. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Martini

1. an alcoholic beverage [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Martini

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martians
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martini (current term)
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Literary usage of Martini

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1871)
"A committee of investigation examined the patterns sent in, and at the end of 1868 they recommended the adoption of the martini breech mechanism, ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1905)
"H. martini, Kirkaldy, 1900 ( = lineata, Say, 1832. ... martini by the hundred. We took them until we got tired. Again in May of this year, we took very many ..."

3. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"martini, IV, cxli, 1312, 1313, ... martini, IV, cxlvi, 1351, 1352;—Mur. versicolor, Ib, 134K;—Mur. pardalis, ... 7;—Mur. lancea. martini, IV, cxlv, 1347. ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1884)
"martini-HENRY RIFLES FOR VOLUNTEERS. ... lie will supply the Volunteers of the colony with martini-Henry rifles instead of the obsolete Snider rifle? ..."

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