Chianti

[ kee-ahn-tee, -an-; Italian kyahn-tee ]
/ kiˈɑn ti, -ˈæn-; Italian ˈkyɑn ti /

noun

a dry, red, Italian table wine, originally put up in straw-covered bottles.

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Origin of Chianti

First recorded in 1825–35; after the Chianti region of Tuscany, source of the wine
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British Dictionary definitions for Chianti (1 of 2)

chianti
/ (kɪˈæntɪ) /

noun

(sometimes capital) a dry red wine produced in the Chianti region of Italy

British Dictionary definitions for Chianti (2 of 2)

Chianti
/ (Italian ˈkjanti) /

pl n

a mountain range in central Italy, in Tuscany, rising over 870 m (2900 ft): part of the Apennines
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