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.
1986 Grocott’s Mail 23 Dec. 2Special desserts include Irish or Kahlua coffee, Dom Pedro or ice creams with liqueur flavourings.
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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