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 (do͞o′bə-nā′, dyo͞o′-)
A trademark for an apéritif wine.
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1. (Colours)
a. a dark purplish-red colour
b. (as adjective): a dubonnet coat.
2. (Brewing)
a. a dark purplish-red colour
b. (as adjective): a dubonnet coat.
[from Dubonnet]


(Brewing) trademark a sweet usually red apéritif wine flavoured with quinine and cinchona
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Noun1.Dubonnet - (trademark) a sweet aromatic French wine (red or white) used chiefly as an aperitif
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
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References in classic literature ?
Ask Monsieur if he will not drink a little glass of Quinquina Dubonnet."
However, the Queen is known to enjoy a drink every now andA then, favoring a Dubonnet cocktail with a lemon twist or a martini or a glass of wine, depending on the occasion.
"She had a small bell whenever she stayed and used to ring the bell when she wanted some attention, and she liked a gin or a Dubonnet."
Dubbed "the merry widow", she threw endless dinner parties, supping gin and Dubonnet in beaker-sized measures.
Why did police say he passed the breathalyser test when we know every senior Royal is on the gin and Dubonnet from breakfast?
Before lunch, Queen Elizabeth II will have a gin and Dubonnet while Philip has a beer. Their guests, which include Kate and William as well as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, will be offered champagne.
Imagine the Windsors living in the 'burbs, scrimping through and having to choose between central heating and Dubonnet. Based on the novel by Sue Townsend, this is the tale of Prime Minister Jack Barker (David Walliams, whose presence on our Christmas tellies is now as big a part of festivities as a mince pie and eggnog) and his decision to sack the Royal Family, forcing them into a rather pedestrian existence.
Prince Phillip is apparently an avid beer lover, whilst the Queen loves nothing more than a cocktail called the 'Zaza', made from Dubonnet and gin.
Valley Smoke Shop, 2192 Dubonnet Drive, Macungie 18062, 2018-0887; $7,553.
The drinking regimen apparently starts before lunch with a gin and Dubonnet cocktail topped with lemon and lots of ice, reports The Independent.
The incredible 1937 Hispano-Suiza H6C Dubonnet Xenia, featuring sliding doors and a streamlined art deco body, sits alongside the 1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Saoutchik Grand Sport Cabriolet - two unique models from the height of coach-built luxury.