- any of several related red or white grapes grown chiefly in Burgundy and Alsace
- any of the red or white wines made from these grapes
Origin of pinotFr, literally , little pine (cone): from the shape of the grape cluster
- Any of several red or white grapes originating in France and including Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio, and Pinot Noir.
- A red or white wine made from these grapes.
Origin of PinotFrench, variant of pineau, diminutive of pin, pine tree (from the likeness of the dense, pointed clusters of Pinot grapes to pinecones ), from Latin p&imacron;nus; see pei&schwa;- in Indo-European roots.