- a pale, very dry sherry from Spain.
Origin of manzanilla
From Spanish, dating back to 1835–45; see origin at manchineel
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Examples from the Web for manzanilla
Fino and Manzanilla age beneath healthy layers flor and are therefore the crispest and brightest.Why Maya Angelou Loved Sherry, The Drink of Brilliant Renegades
June 15, 2014
The captain could not attend, as we were nearing the town of Manzanilla.Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California
Mary Evarts Anderson
By the way, the real thing to eat with Manzanilla is the alpistera.
If an exception is to be made, let it be only in favour of Valdepeas and Manzanilla.
Manzanilla, thirty miles south from this, has three thousand.Rambles by Land and Water
B. M. Norman
Herbert sipped at the remaining bottle, and finding himself in the superior society of an old Manzanilla, refilled his glass.The Short Works of George Meredith
- a very dry pale sherry
C19: from Spanish: camomile (referring to its bouquet)
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