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See also: saignee

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French saignée.

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NounEdit

saignée (countable and uncountable, plural saignées)

  1. (uncountable) A method of rosé production that involves bleeding off the juice after limited contact with the skins.
  2. (countable) A wine produced by this method.

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VerbEdit

saignée

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of saigner

NounEdit

saignée f (plural saignées)

  1. (medicine) bleeding; bloodletting
  2. (figuratively) huge cut; heavy loss
  3. trench; groove; ditch

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