Definition of Veuve Clicquot in US English:

Veuve Clicquot

(also Veuve Cliquot)

noun

  • A trademark for: a brand of champagne produced in Rheims, France; a bottle or example of this.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Bombay Times. Shortened from Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin, the trademark of the brand of champagne from French veuve widow + the name of Barbe-Nicole Clicquot, née Ponsardin, French businesswoman and owner of the firm of Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin.

Pronunciation

Veuve Clicquot

/ˌvəːv ˈkliːkəʊ/