/ˌkæbərˈneɪ ˌsoʊvɪnˈyõʊ̃; French kabɛrneɪ soʊviˈnyɔ̃/Show Spelled[kab-er-ney soh-vin-yohn; French ka-ber-ney soh-vee-nyawn]Show IPA
a premium red grape used in winemaking, especially in the Bordeaux region of France and in northern California.
a dry red wine made from this grape.
Also called Cabernet.
Origin: < Frenchcabernet variety of red grape < Médoc dialect, also carbenet, carmenet; sauvignon,Middle Frenchsarvinien name applied regionally to various grape varieties; both words of obscure origin