demi-sec

adjective
\ ˌde-mi-ˈsek How to pronounce demi-sec (audio) , -mē-\

Definition of demi-sec

of champagne
: moderately sweet

First Known Use of demi-sec

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for demi-sec

French

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