syrah: name used mainly in Australia and sometimes in the U.S.
Origin of shirazprobably after Shiraz
city in SC Iran
A city of southwest-central Iran south of Tehran. It has long been an important commercial center noted for its carpets and metalworks. The ruins of ancient Persepolis are nearby.
- The Syrah grape, especially when grown in Australia.
- A red wine made from this grape.
Origin of ShirazAlteration of French syrah (influenced by Shiraz1, from the belief that it was brought to Europe from Iran during the Crusades).
- Alternative capitalization of Shiraz