varietal
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /vəˈɹaɪətəl/
Adjective

varietal (not comparable)

  1. (biology) Pertaining to a distinct variety of organism.
  2. Made from a single specific variety (especially of grapes in wine).
  3. (linguistics) Of or relating to a variety of a language.
Noun

varietal (plural varietals)

  1. A wine made primarily from or exclusively from a single variety of grape, which carries the name of that grape.
    The varietal Merlot has rich red color and a robust fruity taste. Cabernet Sauvignon is a varietal that descended from Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc.
  2. (by extension) A coffee made primarily from or exclusively from a single variety of coffee bean.



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