Margarita vs. Margherita

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Main Difference

The main difference between Margarita and Margherita is that the Margarita is a Mexican cocktail of tequila mixed with orange-flavoured liqueur and Margherita is a female given name

  • Margarita

    A margarita is a cocktail consisting of tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice often served with salt on the rim of the glass. The drink is served shaken with ice (on the rocks), blended with ice (frozen margarita), or without ice (straight up). Although it has become acceptable to serve a margarita in a wide variety of glass types, ranging from cocktail and wine glasses to pint glasses and even large schooners, the drink is traditionally served in the eponymous margarita glass, a stepped-diameter variant of a cocktail glass or champagne coupe.

  • Margherita

    Margherita is an Italian feminine given name. As a word, in Italian it means “daisy”.

    As a name, it may refer to:

    Margherita Aldobrandini (1588–1646), Duchess consort of Parma

    Margherita de’ Medici (1612–1679), Duchess of Parma and Piacenza

    Margherita Maria Farnese (1664–1718), Duchess of Modena and Reggio

    Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma (1847–1893)

    Margherita of Savoy (1851–1926), former Queen Consort of Italy and wife of Umberto I

    Margherita, Archduchess of Austria-Este (born 1930)

    Margherita Bagni (1902–1960), Italian actress

    Margherita Piazzola Beloch (1879–1976), Italian mathematician

    Margherita Boniver (born 1938), Italian politician

    Margherita Buy (born 1962), Italian actress

    Margherita Caffi (1650–1710), Italian painter of still lifes

    Margherita Carosio (1908–2005), Italian operatic soprano

    Margherita Durastanti (fl. 1700–1734), Italian singer

    Margherita Galeotti (1867–after 1912), Italian pianist and composer

    Margherita Gargano (born 1952), Italian middle-distance runner

    Margherita Gonzaga (disambiguation)

    Margherita Granbassi (born 1979), Italian fencer

    Margherita Grandi (1894–1972), Australian-born Italian soprano born Margaret Gard

    Margherita Guidacci (1921–1992), Italian poet

    Margherita Hack (1922–2013), Italian astrophysicist and popular science writer

    Margherita Magnani (born 1987), Italian middle-distance runner

    Margherita Roberti, American operatic soprano whose career began in 1948 and ended in 1988

    Margherita Sarfatti (1880–1961), Italian journalist and mistress of Benito Mussolini

    Margherita Taylor (born 1972), English TV and radio presenter

    Margherita Zalaffi (born 1966), Italian fencer

  • Margarita (noun)

    A cocktail made with tequila, an orange-flavoured liqueur, and lemon or lime juice, often served with salt encrusted on the rim of the glass.

  • Margarita (noun)

    an island in the Caribbean Sea, off the coast of Venezuela. Visited by Columbus in 1498, it was used as a base by Simón Bolívar in 1816 in the struggle for independence from Spanish rule.

  • Margarita (adjective)

    variant spelling of margherita

    “we split a Caesar salad and a margarita pizza”

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