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appellation

Postby Drunkenemperor » Sat Dec 03, 2005 11:16 pm

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ap·pel·la·tion n.

1. A name, title, or designation.

2. A protected name under which a wine may be sold, indicating that the grapes used are of a specific kind from a specific district.

3. The act of naming.


[Middle English appelacion, from Old French appelation, from Latin appellti, appelltin-, from appelltus, past participle of appellre, to entreat ; see appeal. Sense 2, from French appellation (d'origine contrôlée), (registered vintage) trade name from appellation, trade name, from Old French appelation
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Postby M. Henri Day » Sun Dec 04, 2005 1:05 pm

Appell me what you want, just don't forget to spell my name right (and/or appell me for dinner) !...

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