of the Rhine or the regions around it
Origin of Rhenish; from Classical Latin Rhenus, Rhine + -ish: replacing Middle English Rinische ; from Middle High German rinisch ; from rin, Rhine
Now Rare Rhine wine
Of or relating to the Rhine River or the lands bordering on it.
See Rhine wine.
Origin of RhenishUltimately from Latin Rh&emacron;nus, the Rhine.