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EtymologyEdit

1881, from attributive use of Burgundy (wine from Burgundy) from Burgundy wine from Burgundy (region of France) + wine.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbəː.ɡən.dɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbɝ.ɡən.di/
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burgundy (countable and uncountable, plural burgundies)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Burgundy (red wine).
  2. A deep red colour, like that of Burgundy (red) wine.
    burgundy colour:  

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burgundy (comparative more burgundy, superlative most burgundy)

  1. Of a deep purple red color like that of Burgundy wine.
    • 1981, Texas Monthly (volume 9, number 1, page 96)
      She and her beige-chemised assistant entered the salonlike fourth-floor showroom and were ushered into a smaller private room with burgundy carpeting that matched Rubylee's J. Tiktiner print dress.

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