Definitions

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

  • noun A drink consisting of dry white wine or champagne flavored with crème de cassis.

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  • noun A cocktail made with a measure of crème de cassis topped up with white wine.

Etymologies

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

[After Canon Félix Kir, (1876–1968), mayor of Dijon, France.]

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Borrowing from French kir, named after Félix Kir, mayor of Dijon.

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