Definition of piquette in US English:

piquette

noun

  • Originally and chiefly in France: a type of sour alcoholic drink; especially (in later use) wine made from the second pressing of the marc.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Surflet (fl. 1600–1616), translator. From Middle French, French piquette from piquer to be piquant + -ette.

Pronunciation

piquette

/pɪˈkɛt/