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Dubonnet

[doo-buh-ney, dyoo-] /ˌdu bəˈneɪ, ˌdyu-/
1.
Trademark. a brand of sweet, red or white, aromatized wine, used chiefly as an apéritif.
noun
2.
(lowercase) a deep purple-red color.
adjective
3.
(lowercase) of the color dubonnet.
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British Dictionary definitions for Dubonnet

dubonnet

/djuːˈbɒneɪ/
noun
1.
  1. a dark purplish-red colour
  2. (as adjective): a dubonnet coat
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Dubonnet

/djuːˈbɒneɪ/
noun
1.
trademark a sweet usually red apéritif wine flavoured with quinine and cinchona
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Word Origin and History for Dubonnet
n.

sweet French aperitif, 1913, trademark name, from the name of a family of French wine merchants.

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