brut

adjective
\ˈbrüt, ˈbrᵫt \

Definition of brut 

of champagne

: very dry specifically : being the driest made by the producer

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Carr brings together spheres, lines and swirls that give off the brut characteristics of early digital art and animation. Kt Hawbaker, chicagotribune.com, "Goldfinch flies through the Astral Plane," 31 Aug. 2017 After a Champagne toast (Ace of Spades brut gold) and cheesecake from Eli’s Cheesecake, the two-day event was underway. Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Food lovers brave heat to attend 10th annual Chicago Gourmet," 25 Sep. 2017 Virtuoso Serves 1 3/4 ounce Razzmatazz Raspberry Liqueur 1/2 ounce cranberry juice Ice Rotari Brut sparkling wine Cherry for garnish Combine Razzmatazz Raspberry Liqueur and cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Courtney Ortega, star-telegram, "Cliburn-themed cocktails guaranteed to hit all the right notes," 1 June 2017 Virtuoso Serves 1 3/4 ounce Razzmatazz Raspberry Liqueur 1/2 ounce cranberry juice Ice Rotari Brut sparkling wine Cherry for garnish Combine Razzmatazz Raspberry Liqueur and cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Courtney Ortega, star-telegram.com, "Cliburn-themed cocktails guaranteed to hit all the right notes," 1 June 2017

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First Known Use of brut

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brut

French, literally, rough

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The first known use of brut was in 1891

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