Chianti



[kee-ahn-tee, -an-; Italian kyahn-tee] /kiˈɑn ti, -ˈæn-; Italian ˈkyɑn ti/

noun
1.
a dry, red, Italian table wine, originally put up in straw-covered bottles.
/kɪˈæntɪ/
noun
1.
(sometimes capital) a dry red wine produced in the Chianti region of Italy
/Italian ˈkjanti/
plural noun
1.
a mountain range in central Italy, in Tuscany, rising over 870 m (2900 ft): part of the Apennines
n.

also chiante, kind of dry red wine, 1833, from Chianti Mountains of Tuscany, where the wine was made. “[L]oosely applied to various inferior Italian wines” [OED].

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