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To·kay

or To·kaji  (tō-kā′)
n.
A sweet white wine made from grapes grown in the region near Tokaj (formerly Tokay), a town of eastern Hungary.
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tokay

(ˈtəʊkeɪ)
n
(Animals) a small gecko, Gekko gecko, of S and SE Asia, having a retractile claw at the tip of each digit
[from Malay toke, of imitative origin]

Tokay

(təʊˈkeɪ)
n
1. (Brewing) a fine sweet wine made near Tokaj, Hungary
2. (Plants) a variety of large sweet grape used to make this wine
3. (Brewing) a similar wine made elsewhere
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to•kay

(toʊˈkeɪ)

n.
a large gecko, Gekko gecko, of SE Asia.
[1745–55; < dial. Malay tokeˀ < Javanese təˀkəˀ (sp. tekek)]

To•kay

(toʊˈkeɪ)

n.
1. an aromatic wine made near the town of Tokay in NE Hungary.
2. a large, red variety of grape, grown for table use.
3. a strong, sweet white wine of California.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tokay - Hungarian wine made from Tokay grapesTokay - Hungarian wine made from Tokay grapes
Tokay - variety of wine grape originally grown in Hungary; the prototype of vinifera grapes
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
2.tokay - variety of wine grape originally grown in HungaryTokay - variety of wine grape originally grown in Hungary; the prototype of vinifera grapes
vinifera grape - grape from a cultivated variety of the common grape vine of Europe
flame tokay - purplish-red table grape
Tokay - Hungarian wine made from Tokay grapes
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Translations

Tokay

n (= wine)Tokaier m
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