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cabernet

[ kab-er-ney soh-vin-yohn; French ka-ber-ney soh-vee-nyawn ]SEE DEFINITION OF cabernet

Synonyms for cabernet

  • merlot
  • burgundy
  • cabernet sauvignon
  • claret
  • pinot
  • shiraz
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This method is used successfully for certain wine grapes such as Riesling, Cabernet, and Semillon.

WORD ORIGIN

family of grapes, or wine made from them, 1833, from French. Supposedly the best of them, cabernet sauvignon is attested in English from 1846.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CABERNET

red wine

nounwine from dark-colored grapes
  • burgundy
  • cabernet
  • cabernet sauvignon
  • claret
  • merlot
  • pinot
  • shiraz
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