plural clos
: a French vineyard
especially : one enclosed by a wall
often used prepositively in a compound naming such a vineyard or its wine (as Clos-Vougeot, a vineyard in the Côte-d'Or, or the red Burgundy produced from its grapes)
compare château sense 3, côte

Word History


French, from Old French, enclosure

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“Clos.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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