ga·​rigue gə-ˈrēg How to pronounce garigue (audio)
: a low open scrubland with many evergreen shrubs, low trees, aromatic herbs, and bunchgrasses found in poor or dry soil in the Mediterranean region

Examples of garigue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Taken together, the flavors are meant to conjure what’s known in wine circles as garigue, the classic thyme-and-lavender-scented aroma of the Mediterranean coast. Baroness Sheri De Borchgrave, Robb Report, 19 Mar. 2023

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Word History



First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of garigue was in 1896

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“Garigue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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