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jerepigo

Line breaks: jere|pigo
Pronunciation: /ˌdʒɛrɪˈpiːɡəʊ
 
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Definition of jerepigo in English:

noun

[mass noun] South African
A heavy, sweet fortified dessert wine.
Example sentences
  • Conlyn lets you in on ‘what really happens at a Karoo cattle auction when everyone buys jerepigo in support of church coffers.’
  • For today's recipe we will be using jerepigo, but you can really use any of the other local sweet wines.

Origin

alteration of geropiga (from Portuguese, jeropiga), a grape juice mixture added during the port-making process.

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