Chardonnay

Chardonnay

[shahr-dn-ey; French shar-daw-ne]
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)
 
n
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
 
[French]

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Chardonnay
1911, from Fr., originally the type of grape used to make the wine.
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