burgundy

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Etymology[edit]

1881, from attributive use of Burgundy (wine from Burgundy) from Burgundy wine, from Burgundy (region of France) + wine.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɜ.ɡən.di/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbɝ.ɡən.di/
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Noun[edit]

burgundy (countable and uncountable, plural burgundies)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Burgundy (red wine).
  2. (color) A dark red colour tinged with purple, like that of Burgundy (red) wine.
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burgundy (comparative more burgundy, superlative most burgundy)

  1. Of a deep purple red color like that of Burgundy wine.
    • 1981, “Texas Monthly”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name), volume 9, number 1, page 96:
      She and her beige-chemised assistant entered the salonlike fourth-floor showroom and were ushered into a smaller private room with burgundy carpeting that matched Rubylee's J. Tiktiner print dress.

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