pétillant

adjective pé·til·lant \pātē(ʸ)äⁿ\
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petillant

\pātē(ʸ)äⁿ\

Definition of pétillant

of wine

  1. :  mildly and slowly effervescing

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Origin and Etymology of pétillant

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


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