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sher·ry

 (shĕr′ē)
n. pl. sher·ries
1. A fortified Spanish wine ranging from very dry to sweet and from amber to brown.
2. A similar wine made elsewhere.

[Alteration of sherris (taken as pl.), after Xeres (Jerez), Spain.]

sherry

(ˈʃɛrɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Brewing) a fortified wine, originally from the Jerez region in S Spain, usually drunk as an apéritif. Also (obsolete): sherris
[C16: from earlier sherris (assumed to be plural), from Spanish Xeres, now Jerez]

sher•ry

(ˈʃɛr i)

n., pl. -ries.
a fortified, amber-colored wine of S Spain or a similar wine made elsewhere.
[1590–1600; back formation from earlier sherris < Sp (vino de) Xeres (wine of) Xeres (now Jerez)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sherry - dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewheresherry - dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif
fortified wine - wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
Manzanilla - very dry pale sherry from Spain
Amontillado - pale medium-dry sherry from Spain
Translations
شِريشِري: نبيذ إسْباني قَوي
šerysherry
sherry
sherry
šeri
sherry
sérrí
シェリー
셰리주
cheresas
heress
šery
sherry
เหล้าเชอรี่
rượu nâu đậm

sherry

[ˈʃerɪ] Njerez m

sherry

[ˈʃɛri]
nxérès m, sherry m
modif [glass, vinegar] → de xérès, de sherry

sherry

nSherry m

sherry

[ˈʃɛrɪ] nsherry m inv

sherry

(ˈʃeri) noun
a kind of strong wine, made in Spain and often drunk before a meal.

sherry

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