Definition of manzanilla in English:


Line breaks: man¦za|nilla
Pronunciation: /ˌmanzəˈnɪlə
, -ˈniːljə/


[mass noun]
A pale, very dry Spanish sherry.
More example sentences
  • On the bar blackboard were fino, manzanilla, oloroso… excellent.
  • Try manzanilla or fino with fish, dry oloroso and amontillado with cheese, ham and game, and sweet oloroso and Pedro Ximenez with sweets and fruit.
  • Fino and manzanilla are the most fragile of the sherries, but if you keep them refrigerated, they should be fine for cooking for a couple of weeks.


Spanish, literally 'camomile' (because the flavour is reminiscent of that of camomile tea).

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