One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of, designating, or relating to the city of Mâcon or the surrounding region; (in later use) specifically relating to or designating wine produced in this region (most notably Pouilly-Fuissé), having the official appellation Mâcon.
1With the. The wine-growing region of Mâcon.
2A Mâcon wine.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Philip Thicknesse (1719–1792), travel writer. From French Mâconnais from Mâcon + -ais, -ois (feminine -aise, -oise): see -ese.
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