from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pale dry sherry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a type of Spanish wine; a pale, dry sherry

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A dry kind of cherry, of a light color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given to sherry which has little sweetness, and is light in color and body rather than dark and rich. See sherry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. pale medium-dry sherry from Spain


Spanish : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + Montilla, a town of southern Spain.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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