plural -s
often capitalized
: a white or red dessert wine produced on vineyards near Wynberg, a suburb of Cape Town, Union of South Africa

Word History


probably from Afrikaans constantia- (in constantiawyn Constantia wine), from Constantia, former estate near Cape Town, Union of South Africa

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“Constantia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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