[ French a-lee-gaw-tey; English al-i-goh-tey ]
/ French a li gɔˈteɪ; English ˌæl ɪ goʊˈteɪ /


a white grape of Burgundy.
the dry white wine made from this grape.

Nearby words

  1. align,
  2. aligning punch,
  3. alignment,
  4. alignment chart,
  5. alignment curve,
  6. alike,
  7. aliment,
  8. alimentary,
  9. alimentary canal,
  10. alimentary glycosuria

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019