[syn: Burgundy, Burgundy wine]
3. a dark purplish-red to blackish-red color;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Burgundy \Bur"gun*dy\, n.
1. An old province of France (in the eastern central part).
2. A richly flavored wine, mostly red, made in Burgundy,
Burgundy pitch, a resinous substance prepared from the
exudation of the Norway spruce (Abies excelsa) by
melting in hot water and straining through cloth. The
genuine Burgundy pitch, supposed to have been first
prepared in Burgundy, is rare, but there are many
imitations. It has a yellowish brown color, is translucent
and hard, but viscous. It is used in medicinal plasters.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a former province of eastern France that is famous for its
wines [syn: Bourgogne, Burgundy]
2: red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any
similar wine made elsewhere) [syn: Burgundy, Burgundy
3: a dark purplish-red to blackish-red color