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Borrowing from French terroir.

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terroir (plural terroirs)

  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.

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *terratorium, from Classical Latin territorium, from terra (land). Compare the borrowed doublet territoire.

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terroir m (plural terroirs)

  1. soil
  2. land, landscape, country

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