Dubonnet

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Du·bon·net

 (do͞o′bə-nā′, dyo͞o′-)
A trademark for an apéritif wine.
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dubonnet

(djuːˈbɒneɪ)
n
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.
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Dubonnet

(djuːˈbɒneɪ)
n
(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."
The Durants and the Dubonnets were on their knees, measuring the marks in the sand and arguing the shot.
I'd like nothing more than to pop over to the palace for a few gin and Dubonnets with Her Majesty.
AMAZING how much steadier on the pins one feels after a couple of gin and Dubonnets.