chardonnay

[ shahr-dn-ey; French shar-daw-ne ]SEE DEFINITION OF chardonnay
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WORD ORIGIN

type of wine, 1907, from French chardonnay, originally the type of grape used to make the wine, supposedly named for the town of Chardonnay, Saône-et-Loire, in eastern France. The name is said to be from Latin Cardonnacum.

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white wine

nounwine from light-colored grapes
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