pétillant

adjective
pé·​til·​lant
variants: or petillant \ pātē(ʸ)äⁿ \

Definition of pétillant

of wine
: mildly and slowly effervescing

History and Etymology for pétillant

French pétillant, present participle of pétiller to effervesce with a crackling sound, from Middle French petiller to crackle, from peter to break wind

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“Pétillant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/p%C3%A9tillant. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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