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Prosecco

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Pronunciation: /prə(ʊ)ˈsɛkəʊ
 
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Definition of Prosecco in English:

noun

[mass noun] ( trademark in the UK)
A sparkling white wine from the Veneto region of NE Italy.
Example sentences
  • Four months after the factory takes your order, you can be sipping Prosecco in an herb garden off your kitchen.
  • And for white I always have Prosecco in the fridge.
  • The quality varies wildly and can range from frizzante (lightly sparkling) Prosecco from the tap to more refined bottled versions.

Origin

Italian, probably from Prosecco, a town near Trieste.

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