Chi·​an·​ti kē-ˈän-tē How to pronounce Chianti (audio)
: a dry usually red wine from the Tuscany region of Italy
also : a similar wine made elsewhere

Word History


Italian, from the Chianti region, Italy

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Chianti was in 1833

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Cite this Entry

“Chianti.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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