- burgundy (wine)
Adapted from Medieval Latin Burgundia, French Bourgogne, from Late Latin Burgundiones (“highlanders”), from Proto-Indo-European *bhrgh-nt- (“high, mighty”), from *bʰerǵʰ- (“high”). Cognate with Old Armenian բուրգն (burgn, “tower”), Proto-Celtic *brixs.
Burgundy (wine) is an abbreviation of the attributive use of the regional name, in Burgundy wine.
- A region of France.
Burgundy (plural Burgundies)
- A variety of red wine from this region.
- A variety of wine resembling that of Burgundy; especially from Australia or California.