gamay

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

Definition of gamay

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

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


First Known Use: 1833

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