Armagnac

noun
Ar·​ma·​gnac | \ ˈär-mən-ˌyak How to pronounce Armagnac (audio) \

Definition of Armagnac

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a brandy produced in the Gers department of France

Armagnac

geographical name
Ar·​ma·​gnac | \ ˌär-män-ˈyäk How to pronounce Armagnac (audio) \

Definition of Armagnac (Entry 2 of 2)

district of southwestern France in the old province of Gascony; chief town Auch

First Known Use of Armagnac

Noun

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Armagnac

Noun

borrowed from French, from Armagnac, region in southwest France where it is produced

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“Armagnac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Armagnac. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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