gamay

noun, often capitalized ga·may \ ga-ˈmā , ˈga-ˌmā \

Definition of gamay

: a light dry red table wine made from the same grape used for French Beaujolais
  • gamay rosé
; also : the grape

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Origin and Etymology of gamay

borrowed from French, earlier gamet, going back to Middle French gaamez, after Gamay, village in St. Aubin commune (Côte d'Or), France


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