grenache

noun

gre·​nache
grəˈnäsh
plural -s
: a widely cultivated sweet red grape used especially in wine making
also : a varietal wine made from this grape

Word History

Etymology

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 14 Apr. 2024.

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