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terroir

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English

Etymology

From French terroir.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /tɛ:'wɑ:/

Noun

Singular
terroir

Plural
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  1. the complete set of local conditions in which a particular wine or family of wines is produced, including soil-type, weather conditions, topography and wine-making savoir-faire

French

Etymology

From Late Latin terratorium, from terra ‘land’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /teʀwaʀ/

Noun

terroir m. (plural terroirs)

  1. Soil.
  2. Land, landscape, country.

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