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Dom Pedro, noun phrase

Forms:
Also Don Pedro.
Origin:
Portuguese, SpanishShow more Portuguese, Dom (or Spanish Don) sire, lord (in modern usage, mister) + Pedro Peter. The source of this name is uncertain: perhaps named for the U.S. card-game of this name; or perhaps named for the Brazilian emperor Dom Pedro II.
A drink made by blending ice cream (and sometimes cream) with whisky or a whisky liqueur; served especially as a dessert or after-dinner drink in restaurants.
1985 Fair Lady 30 Oct. 142 (advt)Blend 2 tots Cape Velvet and 1 glass ice-cream. An indescribably smooth Don Pedro.
1988 H. Prendini in Style June 104The pudding will be Sal’s idea of a stylish dessert, a Dom Pedro...(Anything to which whisky is added becomes stylish.)
A drink made by blending ice cream (and sometimes cream) with whisky or a whisky liqueur; served especially as a dessert or after-dinner drink in restaurants.

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