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Definition of Kir™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Kir™

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪər//
 
; BrE BrE//kɪr//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪr//
 
[uncountable, countable]
 
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a drink that is a mixture of white wine and a liqueur (= a strong sweet alcoholic drink) made with blackcurrants Word Origin 1960s: named after Canon Félix Kir (1876–1968), a mayor of Dijon who is said to have invented the recipe.