tokay

[toh-key]

Origin:
1745–55; < dialectal Malay tokeʔ < Javanese təʔkəʔ (spelling tekek)

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Tokay

[toh-key]
noun
1.
an aromatic wine made from Furmint grapes grown in the district surrounding Tokay, a town in NE Hungary.
2.
Horticulture.
a.
a large, red variety of grape, grown for table use.
b.
the vine bearing this fruit, grown in California.
3.
a sweet, strong white wine made in California.
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tokay (ˈtəʊkeɪ)
 
n
a small gecko, Gekko gecko, of S and SE Asia, having a retractile claw at the tip of each digit
 
[from Malay toke, of imitative origin]

Tokay (təʊˈkeɪ)
 
n
1.  a fine sweet wine made near Tokaj, Hungary
2.  a variety of large sweet grape used to make this wine
3.  a similar wine made elsewhere

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tokay
1710, rich sweet wine from the region of Tokay (Hungarian Tokaj) a town in Hungary.
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So do many others lucky enough to have tasted these fortified dessert wines, properly named muscat and tokay.
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