Tequila vs. Rum

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Main Difference

The main difference between Tequila and Rum is that the Tequila is a alcoholic beverage from Mexico and Rum is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from sugarcane

  • Tequila (noun)

    An alcoholic liquor distilled from the fermented juice of the Central American century plant Agave tequilana

  • Rum (noun)

    A distilled spirit derived from fermented cane sugar and molasses.

    "The Royal Navy used to issue a rum ration to sailors."

  • Rum (noun)

    A serving of rum.

    "Jake tossed down three rums."

  • Rum (noun)

    A kind or brand of rum.

    "Bundaberg is one of my favourite rums."

  • Rum (noun)

    A queer or odd person or thing.

  • Rum (noun)

    A country parson.

  • Rum (noun)

    Any odd person or thing.

  • Rum (noun)

    The card game rummy.

  • Rum (adjective)

    Fine, excellent, valuable. 16th c.

    "having a rum time"

  • Rum (adjective)

    Strange, peculiar. 18th c.

    "a rum idea; a rum fellow"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Tequila (noun)

    An intoxicating liquor made from the maguey in the district of Tequila, Mexico.

  • Rum (noun)

    A kind of intoxicating liquor distilled from cane juice, or from the scummings of the boiled juice, or from treacle or molasses, or from the lees of former distillations. Also, sometimes used colloquially as a generic or a collective name for intoxicating liquor.

  • Rum (noun)

    A queer or odd person or thing; a country parson.

  • Rum (adjective)

    Old-fashioned; queer; odd; as, a rum idea; a rum fellow.

Webster Dictionary
  • Tequila (noun)

    Mexican liquor made from fermented juices of an Agave plant

  • Rum (noun)

    distilled from fermented molasses

  • Rum (noun)

    a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards

  • Rum (adjective)

    beyond or deviating from the usual or expected;

    "a curious hybrid accent"

    "her speech has a funny twang"

    "they have some funny ideas about war"

    "had an odd name"

    "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"

    "something definitely queer about this town"

    "what a rum fellow"

    "singular behavior"

Princeton's WordNet

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