Frontignan

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Frontignan (Bot) A grape of many varieties and colors.
    • Frontignan A sweet muscadine wine made in Frontignan (Languedoc), France.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n frontignan A sweet muscat wine made at Frontignan in the department of Hérault, France.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
So called from Frontignan, a town in Southern France

Usage

In literature:

Burgundy is dear, and so is the sweet wine of Frontignan, though made in the neighbourhood of Cette.
"Travels Through France and Italy" by Tobias Smollett
Amelie always drinks Frontignan when her heart is touched.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
Grizzly Frontignan adds novelty to luxury in the list of indoor grapes.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
It was one of the peculiar whims of Octave de Frontignan never to have an even number of guests at his dinner table.
"The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877" by Various
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