Dubonnet

Dubonnet

[doo-buh-ney, dyoo-]
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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dubonnet (djuːˈbɒneɪ)
 
n
a.  a dark purplish-red colour
 b.  (as adjective): a dubonnet coat
 
[from Dubonnet]

Dubonnet (djuːˈbɒneɪ)
 
n
trademark a sweet usually red apéritif wine flavoured with quinine and cinchona

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Dubonnet
"sweet Fr. aperitif," 1913, trademark name, from the name of a family of Fr. wine merchants.
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