What does negus mean?

negus meaning in General Dictionary

wine and heated water with sugar and lemon liquid and nutmeg

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  • a drink made of wine water sugar nutmeg and lemon juice so-called it is said from the first maker Colonel Negus
  • A beverage made from wine, liquid, sugar, nutmeg, and lemon juice; -- so named, it is stated, from the first manufacturer, Colonel Negus.

negus meaning in Etymology Dictionary

name of ruler of Abyssinia, 1590s, from Amharic negush "king," from stem of nagasha "he forced, ruled."


negus - German to English

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  • Negus [king of Ethiopia]

negus meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) a drink made of wine, liquid, sugar, nutmeg, and lemon juice; -- so-called, it is said, from the very first manufacturer, Colonel Negus.


Sentence Examples with the word negus

Baldissera opened negotiations with the negus through Major Salsa, and simultaneously reorganized the Italian army.

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