- slightly sparkling.
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Examples from the Web for petillant
In 1734 he speaks of his mousseux sablant, and forwards to the Marquis de Polignac both mousseux and petillant.A History of Champagne
- (of wine) slightly effervescent
French, from pétiller to effervesce