Cognac meaning

kōnyăk, kŏn-, kôn-
A brandy distilled from white wine and produced in the vicinity of Cognac.
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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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A French brandy distilled from wine in the area of Cognac, France.
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Any French brandy or any brandy.
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A brandy distilled from white wine in the region around Cognac in France.

Major manufacturers add a small proportion of caramel to colour their cognacs.

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

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

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

    From Wiktionary