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Chianti

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noun Chi·an·ti \kē-ˈän-tē, -ˈan-\

Simple Definition of Chianti

  • : a dry red wine from Italy

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Chianti

  1. :  a dry usually red wine from the Tuscany region of Italy; also :  a similar wine made elsewhere

Origin of chianti

Italian, from the Chianti region, Italy


First Known Use: 1833

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