demi-sec

[ dem-ee-sek ]

adjective
  1. (of wines) semidry; sweeter than sec but drier than doux.

Origin of demi-sec

1
From French, dating back to 1930–35; see origin at demi-, sec1

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demi-sec

/ (ˌdɛmɪˈsɛk) /


adjective
  1. (of wine, esp champagne) medium-sweet

Origin of demi-sec

1
C20: from French, from demi half + sec dry

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