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very dry, as champagne
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brute – a beast; a brutal person; savage; cruel
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Very dry. Used of champagne.
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brut(bruːt; French bryt)
(Cookery) (of champagne) not sweet; dry
[C19: from French raw, rough, from Latin brūtus heavy; see brute]
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brut(brut; Fr. brüt)
(of wine, esp. champagne) very dry.
[1890–95; < French: (more generally) raw, unprocessed, brutish; see brute]
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|Adj.||1.||brut - (of champagne) extremely dry|
dry - (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation; "a dry white burgundy"; "a dry Bordeaux"
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