saignée

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French saignée.

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Noun[edit]

saignée (plural saignées)

  1. A method of rosé production that involves bleeding off the juice after limited contact with the skins.

French[edit]

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Verb[edit]

saignée

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of saigner

Noun[edit]

saignée f (plural saignées)

  1. (medicine) bleeding; bloodletting
  2. (figuratively) huge cut; heavy loss
  3. trench; groove; ditch

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