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manzanilla

Syllabification: man·za·nil·la
Pronunciation: /ˌmanzəˈnēyə
 
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Definition of manzanilla in English:

noun

A pale, very dry Spanish sherry.
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.

Origin

Spanish, literally 'chamomile' (because the flavor is said to be reminiscent of that of chamomile).

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