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amontillado

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noun amon·til·la·do \ə-ˌmän-tə-ˈlä-(ˌ)dō, -ti(l)-ˈyä-(ˌ)thō\

Definition of amontillado

plural amontillados

  1. :  a medium dry sherry



Origin of amontillado

Spanish, literally, done in the manner of Montilla, town in Andalusia


First Known Use: 1825

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