Meaning of Veuve Clicquot in English:

Veuve Clicquot

noun

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

Pronunciation

Veuve Clicquot

/ˌvəːv ˈkliːkəʊ/ /ˌvəːv kliːˈkəʊ/

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.