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Definition of the noun claret

What does claret mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: clarets

  1. a dark purplish-red color
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic term: dark red = a red color that reflects little light
  2. dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonym of claret: red Bordeaux
    • more generic terms: red wine = wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes; Bordeaux / Bordeaux wine = any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them
    • more specific term: Saint Emilion = full-bodied red wine from around the town of Saint Emilion in Bordeaux

Alternative definition of the noun claret


  1. [chiefly British] A dry red wine produced in the Bordeaux region of France, or a similar wine made elsewhere.
  2. A deep purplish-red colour, like that of the wine.

Definition of the adjective claret

What does claret mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more claret / most claret

  1. Of a deep purplish-red colour, like that of claret.

Definition of the verb claret

What does claret mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: clareted | clareting | clarets

  1. drink claret


Claret is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.


"Claret" is a musical EP of Cyrus.

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Claret is a name primarily used in British English for the red wine from the region surrounding Bordeaux in France; outside the UK this is usually referred to as Bordeaux wine or simply Bordeaux.

Phrases with Claret

  1. claret cup
  2. Claret Pondhawk
  3. Claret-Breasted Fruit Dove

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Claret

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Google previewThe Physical Basis of Predication (1992)

by Andrew Newman

C' sub R claret is a red R sub C' red is a spectral colour C' sub C' claret is a spectral colour The first argument is about particulars and is valid. If (x)(C'x —> Rx) is considered as expressing a relation between attributes, which we have called ...

Google previewThe Politics of Wine in Britain (2013)

A New Cultural History by Charles Ludington

No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys; port for men." hogshead of madeira. In 1778, the sale of the Earl of Kerry's wines included undisclosed amounts of "fine old port," claret "fine flavour," champagne, burgundy, Rhenish, red Cape, white Cape , ...

Google previewWine Cocktails (2009)

50 Stylish Sippers That Show Off Your Reds, Whites, and Roses by A. J. Rathbun

While claret refers to red wine from the Bordeaux region of France, you won't actually hear that word used when in France as it's an English term...

Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

claret Now ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

clanger see DRoP clap see RAP claptrap see PoPPYCoCK claret ...

Google previewThe British Angler's Lexicon ... (1892)

by Richard Niven

«nd two more of blue pig's wool, over this silver tinsel and gold twist side by side ; a red claret hackle, commencing from the orange wool ; the blue wool picked out in longish fibres at the shoulder, over this a bustard hackle, then the wing, and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Golf (2011)

by Bill Mallon, Randon Jerris

CLARET JUG. The Claret Jug is the trophy given to the winner of the Open Championship (British Open). It was first awarded in 1873. The original prize for the Open was a championship belt, with the proviso that any player winning the event ...

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Quotes about Claret

Burgundy for kings, champagne for duchesses, claret for gentlemen.
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Scrabble value of C3L1A1R1E1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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