Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cocktail made of gin or vodka and dry vermouth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Martin (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms having English names of the form "Martin's ..."
  • n. a cocktail made with gin or vodka and vermouth
  • n. any cocktail served in a cocktail glass, often sweet or fruity and aimed at women.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouth

Etymologies

Origin unknown.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Martin. (Wiktionary)
See Martini. (Wiktionary)

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  • *throws drink in wiktionary's face and storms out*

    April 8, 2014

  • Extra points if you can hit them on the chastity belt with the little umbrella.

    April 7, 2014

  • Uh, "aimed at women?"

    April 7, 2014