colombard

[ kol-uh m-bahrd ]
/ ˈkɒl əmˌbɑrd /

noun

a dry white wine, made especially in California.
the white grape used to make this wine.

Nearby words

  1. colog,
  2. cologarithm,
  3. cologne,
  4. cologne brown,
  5. colomb-béchar,
  6. colombes,
  7. colombia,
  8. colombian,
  9. colombian gold,
  10. colombo

Origin of colombard

< French colombar(d), equivalent to colombe dove (< Latin columba) + -ard -ard; presumably alluding to the color of the grapes

Also called French colombard.

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British Dictionary definitions for colombard

Colombard

/ (ˈkɒləmˌbɑːd) /

noun

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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