Chianti

noun
Chi·​an·​ti | \ kē-ˈän-tē How to pronounce Chianti (audio) , -ˈan- \

Definition of Chianti

: a dry usually red wine from the Tuscany region of Italy also : a similar wine made elsewhere

First Known Use of Chianti

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Chianti

Italian, from the Chianti region, Italy

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“Chianti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chianti. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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