Simple Definition of claret
: a type of red wine made in Bordeaux, France
: a dark purplish-red color
Full Definition of claret
1 : a red Bordeaux wine; also : a similar wine produced elsewhere
2 : a dark purplish red
Origin of claret
Middle English, from Anglo-French (vin) claret clear wine, from claret clear, from cler clear
First Known Use: 1578
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