clairet

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

clairet (countable and uncountable, plural clairets)

  1. A full-bodied and deep-coloured type of rosé wine from the Bordeaux region.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with claret.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French claret (compare English claret), from Medieval Latin clārātum, from Latin clārus (clear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clairet m (plural clairets)

  1. claret (wine)
  2. an infusion of fragrant plants in honeyed wine

Adjective[edit]

clairet (feminine singular clairette, masculine plural clairets, feminine plural clairettes)

  1. claret coloured

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