[ soh-turn, saw-; French soh-tern ]
/ soʊˈtɜrn, sɔ-; French soʊˈtɛrn /
a rich, sweet white table wine of France.
the district near Bordeaux producing this wine.
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Words nearby Sauternes
, saut de basque
, sauve qui peut
, Sauvignon Blanc
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How to use Sauternes in a sentence
One ate oysters à la poulette, terrapin-salads, and croquettes; the wines were Sauternes and champagnes.
The medium grade clarets and so-called Sauternes are made in California, in great quantities.
British Dictionary definitions for Sauternes
(sometimes not capital) a sweet white wine made in the southern Bordeaux district of France
Word Origin for Sauternes
C18: from Sauternes, the district where it is produced
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