[ French a-lee-gaw-tey; English al-i-goh-tey ]

  1. a white grape of Burgundy.

  2. the dry white wine made from this grape.

Origin of aligoté

1910–15; <French, apparently noun use of past participle of Old French (h)aligoter, harigoter to tear up, shred (see haricot2, harry); sense development unclear

Words Nearby aligoté Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use aligoté in a sentence

  • Mashed Potatoes Aligote by Jean-Georges Vongerichten This is a very sophisticated version of cheese-laced mashed potatoes.

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