Sauvignon blanc

Sauvignon blanc
noun
1. white wine grape grown in California
2. a California wine
Hypernyms: ↑white wine

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\\ˌsōvēˌnyōⁿˈbläⁿ, -äŋk\ noun (plural sauvignon blancs \\-äⁿ, -äŋks\)
Usage: often capitalized S&B
Etymology: French, white sauvignon (variety of grape)
: a dry white wine made from a grape originally grown in Bordeaux and the Loire valley

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/soh"vin yohonn' blahngk"/; Fr. /soh vee nyawonn blahonn"/
1. a white grape grown primarily in France and California.
2. a white table wine made from this grape.
[1940-45; < F: white Sauvignon]

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