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colombard

[kol-uh m-bahrd] /ˈkɒl əmˌbɑrd/
noun
1.
a dry white wine, made especially in California.
2.
the white grape used to make this wine.
Also called French colombard.
Origin of colombard
< French colombar(d), equivalent to colombe dove (< Latin columba) + -ard -ard; presumably alluding to the color of the grapes
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British Dictionary definitions for colombard

Colombard

/ˈkɒləmˌbɑːd/
noun
1.
a white grape grown in France, California, and Australia, used for making wine
2.
any of various moderately dry, spicy white wines made from this grape
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