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Syrah

noun
  1. a red grape grown in France and Australia, used, often in a blend, for making wine
  2. any of various wines made from this grape
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Australian name: Shiraz

Word Origin

from Shiraz 1, the city in Iran where the wine supposedly originated
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  • Her shoulders were bent, her face wrinkled, her teeth decayed and falling out from the use of the syrah leaf.

    Tales of the Malayan Coast

    Rounsevelle Wildman