amontillado

noun
amon·​til·​la·​do | \ ə-ˌmän-tə-ˈlä-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce amontillado (audio) , -ti(l)-ˈyä-(ˌ)t͟hō How to pronounce amontillado (audio) \
plural amontillados

Definition of amontillado

: a medium dry sherry

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Sherry lovers will know that a fine amontillado would also be a great choice. Melissa Clark, sacbee.com, "Tarragon, the herb you don’t know," 9 May 2017

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First Known Use of amontillado

1822, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amontillado

Spanish, literally, done in the manner of Montilla, town in Andalusia

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