Syrah

noun
Sy·​rah | \sē-ˈrä \

Definition of Syrah 

1 : a grape whose skin has a dark blue to bluish-black color that was originally grown in the northern valley of the Rhone and is now widely grown elsewhere (as in California and Australia) also : a vine producing Syrah grapes

2 : a red wine made from Syrah grapes

First Known Use of Syrah

1974, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Syrah

French syrah, syrac

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