Definición de lees en inglés:

lees

Silabificación: lees

sustantivo

  • 1The sediment of wine in the barrel.
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    • The wine is aged on the lees in the bottle for about three years prior to disgorgement.
    • These have long been used by the Champagne industry to seal bottles while they are aging on the lees.
    • The title came about when the two owners tasted an experimental Chardonnay that had been left on the lees in barrels for some time.
  • 1.1The most worthless part or parts of something: the lees of the Venetian underworld

Origen

late Middle English: plural of obsolete lee in the same sense, from Old French lie, from medieval Latin liae (plural), of Gaulish origin.

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Pronunciación: kəːf
noun
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