Beaujolais

noun
Beau·​jo·​lais | \ ˌbō-zhō-ˈlā How to pronounce Beaujolais (audio) , -zhə- \
plural Beaujolais

Definition of Beaujolais

: a light fruity red burgundy wine made from the Gamay grape

First Known Use of Beaujolais

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Beaujolais

French, from Beaujolais, region of eastern France

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“Beaujolais.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Beaujolais. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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