An example of wine is Cabernet Sauvignon made from fermented grapes.
An example of wine as a color is the color of red wine.
I'd like three beers and two wines, please.
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Origin of wine
- Middle English from Old English wīn from Latin vīnum
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English win, from Old English wÄ«n, from Proto-Germanic *wÄ«nÄ… (compare Dutch wijn, German Wein, Icelandic vÃn), from Latin vÄ«num, from Proto-Indo-European *wÃ³ihâ‚nom (compare Hittite wiyan [Cuneiform?], Armenian Õ£Õ«Õ¶Õ« (gini), Albanian verÃ«, Ancient Greek Î¿á¼¶Î½Î¿Ï‚ (oinos), neuter of *wihâ‚á¸—n 'grapevine' (compare Ancient Greek wiá¸—n), from *weih- 'to plait, wattle' (compare Norwegian vegg (“wall"), Latin vieÅ (“to bind, interweave"), Serbo-Croatian vÈ‰jem (“I twist, wind"), Sanskrit [script?] (vÃ¡jati, “he weaves").