manzanilla

[ man-zuh-neel-yuh, -nee-uh ]
/ ˌmæn zəˈnil yə, -ˈni ə /
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noun

a pale, very dry sherry from Spain.

Nearby words

  1. many-valued,
  2. many-valued logic,
  3. many-worlds interpretation,
  4. manyfold,
  5. manyplies,
  6. manzanillo,
  7. manzanita,
  8. manzoni,
  9. manzoni, alessandro,
  10. manzù

Origin of manzanilla

From Spanish, dating back to 1835–45; see origin at manchineel

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British Dictionary definitions for manzanilla

manzanilla

/ (ˌmænzəˈnɪlə) /

noun

a very dry pale sherry

Word Origin for manzanilla

C19: from Spanish: camomile (referring to its bouquet)

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