noun sher·ry \ˈsher-ē\

: a type of strong wine with a nutty flavor that is made especially in Spain

plural sherries

Full Definition of SHERRY

:  a Spanish fortified wine with a distinctive nutty flavor; also :  a similar wine produced elsewhere

Origin of SHERRY

alteration of earlier sherris (taken as plural), from Xeres (now Jerez), Spain
First Known Use: 1584


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