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Chardonnay

[shahr-dn-ey; French shar-daw-ne] /ˌʃɑr dnˈeɪ; French ʃar dɔˈnɛ/
1.
a white grape used in winemaking.
2.
a dry white wine made with this grape.
Also called Pinot Chardonnay.
Origin
< French chardon(n)ay
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Chardonnay

/ˈʃɑːdəˌneɪ/
noun (sometimes not capital)
1.
a white grape originally grown in the Burgundy region of France, and now throughout the wine-producing world
2.
any of various white wines made from this grape
Word Origin
French
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Word Origin and History for Chardonnay
n.

type of wine, 1907, from French chardonnay, originally the type of grape used to make the wine, supposedly named for the town of Chardonnay, Saône-et-Loire, in eastern France. The name is said to be from Latin Cardonnacum.

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