Definition of rum noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//rʌm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//rʌm//
    Alcoholic drinks
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] a strong alcoholic drink made from the juice of sugar cane See related entries: Alcoholic drinks
  2. 2[countable] a glass of rum A rum and Coke, please
  3. Word Originnoun mid 17th cent.: perhaps an abbreviation of obsolete rumbullion, in the same sense.

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