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amarone

noun ama·ro·ne \ˌä-mä-ˈrō-nā\

Definition of AMARONE

:  a robust dry red Italian wine with a high alcohol content

Origin of AMARONE

Italian, from Italian dialect (Veneto), literally, tart, very dry, augmentative of amaro tart, bitter, from Latin amarus bitter
First Known Use: 1973

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