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Topic: DRINK

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: Burgundia, from French Bourgogne 'Burgundy'

burgundy

noun
     
bur‧gun‧dy plural burgundies
1 [uncountable and countable]DFD red or white wine from the Burgundy area of France
2 [uncountable]CC a dark red colour
burgundy adjective:
a burgundy skirt
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