sherry

noun
sher·​ry | \ ˈsher-ē How to pronounce sherry (audio) \
plural sherries

Definition of sherry

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

First Known Use of sherry

1584, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sherry

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

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sherry

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sherry

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

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