Origin of oenophileFrench from Classical Greek oinos, wine (see vine) + French -phile, -phile
Origin of oenophileGreek oinos wine -phile
- A person who has a fondness for wine. A person who has learned to appreciate wine.
- The oenophile had a large wine cellar stocked with bottles from around the world.
Ancient Greek Î¿á¼¶Î½Î¿Ï‚ (oinos, “wine") + Greek Ï†Î¯Î»Î¿Ï‚ (philos, “loving").