Cognac Definition

kōnyăk, kŏn-, kôn-
noun
A French brandy distilled from wine in the area of Cognac, France.
Webster's New World
Any French brandy or any brandy.
Webster's New World
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pronoun

A city in the Charente département of France, famous for cognac brandy.

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other
A city of western France on the Charente River north-northeast of Bordeaux. It is famous for its distilleries, which have manufactured cognac since the 18th century.
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Other Word Forms of Cognac

Noun

Singular:
cognac
Plural:
cognacs

Origin of Cognac

  • French cognac, from Cognac, a city in France, from Medieval Latin Comniacum, from the name Cominius + Gallo-Roman suffix -acum.

    From Wiktionary

  • From the name of the French city, from Medieval Latin Comniacum, from the name Cominius + Gallo-Roman suffix -acum.

    From Wiktionary

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