grenache

noun
gre·​nache | \ grəˈnäsh \
plural -s

Definition of grenache

: a widely cultivated sweet red grape used especially in wine making also : a varietal wine made from this grape

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History and Etymology for grenache

French, from Catalan garnatxa, granatxa, type of grape, from Italian vernaccia, from Vernaccia, Vernazza, village in Liguria, Italy

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“Grenache.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grenache. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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