- 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 pīnus ; see peiə- in Indo-European roots.