Syrah

noun
Sy·​rah | \ sē-ˈrä How to pronounce Syrah (audio) \

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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“Syrah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Syrah. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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