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Date: 1700-1800
Origin: geneva 'gin' (18-20 centuries), from Dutch genever, from Latin juniperus 'juniper', plant used to give gin its taste

gin

noun
     
Related topics: Drink
gin
1DFD [uncountable and countable] a strong alcoholic drink made mainly from grain, or a glass of this drink
2 [uncountable] gin rummy

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