Definition of Armagnac in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌärmənˈyak/ Pronunciation: /-ˈyäk/


A type of brandy, traditionally made in Aquitaine in southwestern France.
Example sentences
  • It can be made like a water-ice (just omit the egg white) or a sorbet (with the egg white) and some people like to flavour it with a couple of tablespoons of brandy, whisky or Armagnac.
  • One is spoilt for choice with cognacs such as Armagnac and Calvados, as well as various eaux de vie to digest a hearty meal.
  • Spirits such as whisky, bourbon, Cognac, Armagnac and rye derive virtually all their colour from the time they spend in oak barrels - they would be clear as water otherwise.

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Syllabification: Ar·mag·nac

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