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brut

[broot; French bryt]
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adjective
  1. (of wine, especially champagne) very dry.

Origin of brut

1890–95; < French: raw; see brute2
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British Dictionary definitions for bruter

brut

adjective
  1. (of champagne) not sweet; dry

Word Origin

C19: from French raw, rough, from Latin brūtus heavy; see brute
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Word Origin and History for bruter

brut

adj.

"dry," 1891, used of wines, especially champagnes, from French brut (14c.), literally "raw, crude" (see brute).

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