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demi-sec

[dem-ee-sek] /ˈdɛm iˈsɛk/
adjective
1.
(of wines) semidry; sweeter than sec but drier than doux.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; < French; see demi-, sec1
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demi-sec

/ˌdɛmɪˈsɛk/
adjective
1.
(of wine, esp champagne) medium-sweet
Word Origin
C20: from French, from demi half + sec dry
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