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manzanilla

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manzanilla (plural manzanillas)

  1. A pale, dry fino sherry.
  2. A kind of small roundish olive with a small freestone pit, a fine skin, and a somewhat bitter taste.
    Manzanillas are commonly pitted and stuffed with Spanish pimientos.
    • 1984, United States International Trade Commission, Bottled green olives from Spain (page A-24)
      Prices for the two main types of Spanish style green olives - manzanillas and queens - vary according to the size of the crop of each. In some years queens will be more expensive than manzanillas []

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EtymologyEdit

From manzana + -illo

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manzanilla f (plural manzanillas)

  1. camomile
  2. a type of wine from Cádiz, Andalucía