Syrah

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noun Sy·rah \sē-ˈrä\

Definition of Syrah

  1. 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. 2 :  a red wine made from Syrah grapes

Origin and Etymology of syrah

French syrah, syrac


First Known Use: 1974

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