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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: claret 'white or pale-colored French wine' (15-17 centuries), from Old French (vin) claret 'clear wine', from claret 'clear', from cler; CLEAR1

claret

noun
     
Related topics: Colours, Drink
clar‧et
1 [uncountable and countable]DFD red wine from the Bordeaux area of France:
a bottle of claret
2 [uncountable]CC a dark red colour
claret adjective

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