Chablis

noun
Cha·​blis | \ sha-ˈblē How to pronounce Chablis (audio) , shə-, shä-; ˈsha-(ˌ)blē \
plural Chablis\ sha-​ˈblēz How to pronounce Chablis (audio) , shə-​ , shä-​ ; ˈsha-​(ˌ)blēz \

Definition of Chablis

1 : a dry sharp white burgundy wine
2 : a semidry soft white California wine

First Known Use of Chablis

1668, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Chablis

French, from Chablis, town in France

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“Chablis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chablis. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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Chablis

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English Language Learners Definition of Chablis

: a type of white wine from France

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