blanc de noirs

noun, often capitalized B&N
\ ˌbläⁿdəˈnwär \
variants: or blanc de noir \ ˌbläⁿdəˈnwär \

Definition of blanc de noirs

: a still or sparkling white wine that is made from red or black grapes

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First Known Use of blanc de noirs

1969, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for blanc de noirs

French, literally, white from blacks

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“Blanc de noirs.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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