Definition of Petite Sirah in US English:

Petite Sirah

noun

  • Any of a number of distinct varieties of vine yielding black grapes used in winemaking, and originating in the French Rhône region; a grape of one of these varieties.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The New York Times. From French petite Sirrah from petite, feminine of petit + Sirrah.

Pronunciation

Petite Sirah

/pəˌtiːt sɪˈrɑː/