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brut

[broot; French bryt] /brut; French brüt/
adjective
1.
(of wine, especially champagne) very dry.
Origin of brut
1890-1895
1890-95; < French: raw; see brute2

Brut

[broot] /brut/
noun
1.
any of a number of partly legendary, partly historical chronicles dealing with early English history, written during the Middle Ages and usually beginning with Brutus, the mythic and eponymous ancestor of the country.
Origin
1300-50; Middle English < Old French < Medieval Latin Brūtus
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brut

/bruːt; French bryt/
adjective
1.
(of champagne) not sweet; dry
Word Origin
C19: from French raw, rough, from Latin brūtus heavy; see brute
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Word Origin and History for brut
adj.

"dry," 1891, used of wines, especially champagnes, from French brut (14c.), literally "raw, crude" (see brute).

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