Kir meaning

kîr
A cocktail made with a measure of crème de cassis topped up with white wine.
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A drink consisting of dry white wine or champagne flavored with crème de cassis.
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An aperitif consisting of dry white wine and a small amount of cassis.
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The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for Kiribati.
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Origin of kir

  • After Canon Félix Kir (1876–1968), mayor of Dijon, France

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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

    From Wiktionary