Wine is an alcoholic drink made from fermented fruits and plants, or a purplish red color.(noun)
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Origin: ME < OE win, akin to ON vin, Ger & Goth wein < early Gmc borrowing < L vinum, wine: see vine
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Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English wīn
Origin: , from Latin vīnum.
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a mania for wine. Also oenomania, oinomania.
an abnormal fear of liquids, especially water and wine.
the science of making wines. Also called viniculture. —oenologist, enologist, oinologist, n.
oenomancy, enomancy, oinomancy
a form of divination involving observation of the colors and other features of wine.
a mania for wine. Also enomania.
oenophily, enophily, oinophily
the love of wine; connoisseurship concerning wines. —oenophile, enophile, oinophile, n.
oenophobia, enophobia, oinophobia
a dislike of or hatred for wine. —oenophobe, enophobe, oinophobe, n.
a cultivator of grape vines; viticulturist.
Rare. the process of gathering or harvesting grapes.
the cultivation of grapes for winemaking. Also called viticulture. —viniculturist, n. —vinicultural, adj.
1. the science that studies grapes and their culture.
2. the cultivation of grapes and grapevines. Also called viniculture. —viticulturist, n. —viticultural, viticulturist, adj.
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