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Ar·ma·gnac 1

A historical region and former county of southwest France in Gascony. Added to the French royal domain in 1607, the area is now noted for its viniculture.

Ar·ma·gnac 2

A dry brandy.

[After Armagnac1.]


(Brewing) a dry brown brandy distilled in the French district of Gers
[from Armagnac, the former name of this region]


(ˈɑr mənˌyæk)

a dry brandy distilled in the district of Armagnac in SW France.
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Noun1.Armagnac - dry brandy distilled in the Armagnac district of FranceArmagnac - dry brandy distilled in the Armagnac district of France
brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
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An ice cream combing Armangnac and turron - a sort of Spanish nougat - was grown-up stuff that added a touch of luxury.
At Plein Sud, 30% of diners order an aperitif, 95% have wine with the meal, no more than 3-5% take a digestif (Armangnac or Cognac).