manzanilla

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably named for the town near Seville.

Noun[edit]

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manzanilla (countable and uncountable, plural manzanillas)

  1. A pale, dry fino sherry.
  2. A kind of small roundish olive with a small freestone pit, a fine skin, and a somewhat bitter taste.
    Manzanillas are commonly pitted and stuffed with Spanish pimientos.
    • 1984, United States International Trade Commission, Bottled green olives from Spain (page A-24)
      Prices for the two main types of Spanish style green olives - manzanillas and queens - vary according to the size of the crop of each. In some years queens will be more expensive than manzanillas []

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From manzana +‎ -illo

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /manθaˈniʎa/, [mãn̟θaˈniʎa]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /mansaˈniɟ͡ʝa/, [mãnsaˈniʝa]

Noun[edit]

manzanilla f (plural manzanillas)

  1. camomile
  2. a type of wine from Cádiz, Andalucía