Definition of Mâconnais in English:

Mâconnais

(also Maconnais)

adjective

  • 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.

noun

  • 1With the. The wine-growing region of Mâcon.

  • 2A Mâcon wine.

Origin

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.

Pronunciation

Mâconnais

/ˌmɑːkɒˈneɪ//ˌmakɒˈneɪ/