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aligoté

[French a-lee-gaw-tey; English al-i-goh-tey]
noun
  1. a white grape of Burgundy.
  2. the dry white wine made from this grape.
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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
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