sherry

noun sher·ry \ ˈsher-ē \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of sherry

plural sherries
: a Spanish fortified wine with a distinctive nutty flavor; also : a similar wine produced elsewhere

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Origin and Etymology of sherry

alteration of earlier sherris (taken as plural), from Xeres (now Jerez), Spain


SHERRY Defined for English Language Learners

sherry

noun

Definition of sherry for English Language Learners

  • : a type of strong wine with a nutty flavor that is made especially in Spain



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