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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 previewDuties of the Butler, with a guide to brewing and the management of wines ... By a practical man (1858)

Claret is a mixture of wines. The strong rough wines of Paulus and other districts being brought up to strengthen the wines of Medoc, and are subject to a particular manufacture, termed le travail a l'Anglaise, which consists in adding to each ...

Google previewFeatherwing and Hackle Flies for Salmon & Steelhead (2006)

by Chris Mann

The Grouse & Claret is a very good fly for the western lochs and is also recommended for Loch Lomond. Stan Headley finds so appealing. Its resurgence is put down to the late Eddie Young's book Fisher in the West. John Kennedy, the ...

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 that refers to this usually darker red (though, between us friends, the word comes from the French ...

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 Complete Idiot's Guide to Bartending, 2nd Edition (2010)

by Amy Zavatto

Chapter 11 Brandy Claret is the liquor for boys; port.

Google previewInterred with Their Bones (2007)

by Jennifer Lee Carrell

Claret is the liquor for boys, port for men: but ...

Google previewMedical Guide for Anglo-Indians (1874)

Being a Compendium of Advice to Europeans in India, Relating to the Preservation and Regulation of Their Health, Giving Also Plain and Complete Instructions for the Treatment of the More Prevalent, Sudden, and Dangerous Indian Diseases, for the Use of Those Beyond the Reach of Medical Advice, and of Others in Case of Emergency Until Medical Advice Can Arrive : to which is Added a Supplement on the Management of Children in India During Infancy and Childhood by R. S. Mair

Claret is the safest of all beverages for Europeans in India : it is cooling, has an agreeable acidity, yet causes no acidity in the stomach, and perhaps more important still, it contains a small proportion of iron, which is the very ingredient that the ...

Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

claret Now ...

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 ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

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

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (2004)

by Judith Siefring

tap a person's claret make a person's nose bleed by a blow with the fist. informal. class. a class act a person or thing displaying impressive and stylish excellence. informal claw get your claws into enter into a possessive relationship claret class.

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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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