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Grenache

[gruh-nahsh] /grəˈnɑʃ/
noun
1.
a variety of grape used in winemaking, especially for table wines in the Rhône Valley of France and for a type of rosé in California.
Origin
Medieval Catalan
< French grenache < Catalan garnatxa, granatxa, Medieval Catalan vernatxa < Italian vernaccia, after Vernazza, a commune of the Cinque Terre, a wine-growing region of Liguria
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Grenache

/ɡrɪˈnɑːʃ/
noun (sometimes not capital)
1.
a black grape originally grown in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France and now in other wine-producing areas
2.
any of various red wines made from this grape
Word Origin
French
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Contemporary definitions for Grenache
noun

a sweet red wine grape variety; also called Garnacha , also written Grenache

Word Origin

French name of this grape

Usage Note

cooking

noun

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