chardonnay

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noun, often capitalized char·don·nay \ ˌshär-dᵊn-ˈā \

Definition of chardonnay

:a dry white table wine typically made from a single white grape variety originally grown in France; also :the grape

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Origin and Etymology of chardonnay

French


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