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claret XIV. orig. qualifying wine, after OF. vin claret (mod. clairet), which superseded OF. claré :- medL. clārātum (sc. vinum) ‘clarified wine’, n. pp. of clārāre, f. L. clārus CLEAR.

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clar·et / ˈklarit/ • n. a red wine from Bordeaux, or wine of a similar character made elsewhere. ∎  a deep purplish-red color.

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claret Name given in the UK to red wines from the Bordeaux region of France.

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claret: see wine.

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