[ kol-uhm-bahrd ]
/ ˈkɒl əmˌbɑrd /
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a dry white wine, made especially in California.
the white grape used to make this wine.
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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
/ (ˈkɒləmˌbɑːd) /
a white grape grown in France, California, and Australia, used for making wine
any of various moderately dry, spicy white wines made from this grape
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