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kir

also Kir  (kîr)
n.
A drink consisting of dry white wine or champagne flavored with crème de cassis.

[After Canon Félix Kir (1876-1968), mayor of Dijon, France.]

kir

(kɜː; kir)
n
(Brewing) a drink made from dry white wine and cassis
[named after Canon F. Kir (1876–1968), mayor of Dijon, who is reputed to have invented it]

kir

(kɪər)

n.
(sometimes cap.) an apéritif of white wine or sometimes champagne flavored with cassis.
[1965–70; < French, after Canon Frenchélix Kir (1876–1968), mayor of Dijon, who allegedly created the recipe]
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