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pétillant

[pey-tee-yahn] /peɪ tiˈyɑ̃/
adjective, French. (of wine)
1.
slightly sparkling.
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  • In 1734 he speaks of his mousseux sablant, and forwards to the Marquis de Polignac both mousseux and petillant.

    A History of Champagne Henry Vizetelly
British Dictionary definitions for petillant

pétillant

/petijɑ̃/
adjective
1.
(of wine) slightly effervescent
Word Origin
French, from pétiller to effervesce
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