Pouilly-Fumé

noun
Pouil·​ly-Fu·​mé | \ pü-ˈyē-fü-ˈmā How to pronounce Pouilly-Fumé (audio) , -fᵫ- \

Definition of Pouilly-Fumé

: a dry white wine from the Loire valley of France

First Known Use of Pouilly-Fumé

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Pouilly-Fumé

French, from Pouilly-sur-Loire, village in France + fumé, past participle of fumer to smoke, from Latin fumare, from fumus smoke — more at fume

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The first known use of Pouilly-Fumé was in 1935

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“Pouilly-Fumé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pouilly-Fum%C3%A9. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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