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Definition of "brut" [brut]

  • Very dry. Used of champagne. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "brut" in a sentence
  • "A case of Veuve Clicquot, yellow label brut, also fared well."
  • "The wines come in a range of styles: dry wines are labeled "brut," while off-dry wines are, somewhat confusingly, designated "extra dry" or "dry.""
  • "In 1155 Wace, the author of the _Roman de Rou_, turned Geoffrey's work into a French poem entitled _Brut d 'Angleterre_, "brut" being a Welsh word meaning chronicle."