petite sirah

noun, often capitalized P&S petite si·rah \-sə-ˈrä\
variants: or less commonly

petite syrah


Definition of petite sirah

  1. :  a dry red wine of spicy fruitiness made from a grape grown chiefly in California; also :  the grape

Origin and Etymology of petite sirah

French petite syrah, literally, little syrah (a grape variety)

First Known Use: 1887

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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