Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cocktail made of champagne or sparkling wine, sugar, and puréed fruit, often peaches or strawberries.

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  • noun Alternative capitalization of Bellini

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Giovanni Bellini (from the fact that the color of the drink reminded its inventor of a color used in one of Bellini's paintings).]

Examples

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  • an apéritif made from Prosecco and peach juice

    November 1, 2009

  • Prosecco's not a proper noun.

    November 1, 2009

  • What is this then?Prosecco

    November 1, 2009

  • Hmm... I'll need another taste before I weigh in on this debate.

    *holds up and dangles empty wine glass by stem*

    November 2, 2009

  • It's a Wikipedia article. Prosecco's a generic name like champagne or burgundy.

    November 2, 2009

  • If you live in Venice it is Prosecco. If you live in Australia it is prosecco. If you live in Paris it is Champagne, elsewhere it may be champagne. It is a matter of your point of view

    November 2, 2009

  • Goes well with prosciutto, bread, cheese, and some figs, during a stroll in a hilly countryside that affords views of villages on the one hand, and rising peaks on the other...

    November 2, 2009

  • That makes sense. I watched baseball once and it was nowhere near as good as Baseball.

    November 2, 2009

  • *dangle, Dangle...*

    November 3, 2009

  • *belatedly fills dontcry's empty wine glass*

    November 3, 2009