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clar·et

 (klăr′ĭt)
n.
1.
a. A dry red wine produced in the Bordeaux region of France.
b. A similar wine made elsewhere.
2. A dark or grayish purplish red to dark purplish pink.

[Middle English, light-colored wine, from Old French (vin) claret, diminutive of clair, clear, from Latin clārus; see clear.]

claret

(ˈklærət)
n
1. (Brewing) chiefly Brit a red wine, esp one from the Bordeaux district of France
2. (Colours)
a. a purplish-red colour
b. (as adjective): a claret carpet.
[C14: from Old French (vin) claret clear (wine), from Medieval Latin clārātum, from clārāre to make clear, from Latin clārus clear]

clar•et

(ˈklær ɪt)

n.
1. the dry red table wine produced in the Bordeaux region of France.
2. a similar wine made elsewhere.
3. Also called clar′et red′. a deep purplish red.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French, Middle French claret, cleret, alter., by suffix substitution, of Old French claré wine mixed with honey and spices < Medieval Latin clarātum= Latin clār(us) clear + -ātus -ate1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.claret - a dark purplish-red color
dark red - a red color that reflects little light
2.claret - dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine
red wine - wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
Bordeaux wine, Bordeaux - any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them
Saint Emilion - full-bodied red wine from around the town of Saint Emilion in Bordeaux
Verb1.claret - drink claret; "They were clareting until well past midnight"
booze, drink, fuddle - consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night"
Translations
claretevino clarete

claret

[ˈklærət] N
1. (= wine) → vino m de Burdeos
2. (= colour) → burdeos m

claret

[ˈklærət] nbordeaux m (rouge)

claret

n
(= wine)roter Bordeauxwein
(= colour)Weinrot nt
adjweinrot

claret

[ˈklærət] nchiaretto (originario della regione di Bordeaux)