from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A variety of grape originally grown in France and now cultivated in many other wine-producing regions as well, including the United States, Chile, and Australia.
- n. A light white wine made from this grape.
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- n. a California wine
- n. white wine grape grown in California
French : from or akin to obsolete dialectal French servagnin, sarvinien, regional names for types of grape + blanc, white.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)