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pétillant

[ pey-tee-yahn ]
/ peɪ tiˈyɑ̃ /
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adjective French.(of wine)
slightly sparkling.
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How to use pétillant in a sentence

  • In 1734 he speaks of his mousseux sablant, and forwards to the Marquis de Polignac both mousseux and petillant.

    A History of Champagne|Henry Vizetelly

British Dictionary definitions for pétillant

pétillant
/ French (petijɑ̃) /

adjective
(of wine) slightly effervescent

Word Origin for pétillant

French, from pétiller to effervesce
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