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n. pl. vi·nos

[Italian and Spanish, both from Latin vīnum.]


n, pl -nos
(Brewing) an informal word for wine
[jocular use of Italian or Spanish vino]


(ˈvi noʊ)

n., pl. -nos.
wine; specifically, red Italian wine, as chianti.
[1895–1900; < Italian: wine]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vino - fermented juice (of grapes especially)vino - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
grape - any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
vintage - a season's yield of wine from a vineyard
red wine - wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
white wine - pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
blush wine, pink wine, rose wine, rose - pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
altar wine, sacramental wine - used in a communion service
sparkling wine - effervescent wine
Burgundy wine, Burgundy - red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)
Bordeaux wine, Bordeaux - any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them
California wine - any of various wines produced in California
Cotes de Provence - a wine from southeastern France on the Mediterranean coast
dessert wine - still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal
Dubonnet - (trademark) a sweet aromatic French wine (red or white) used chiefly as an aperitif
jug wine - inexpensive wine sold in large bottles or jugs
maconnais, macon - fine Burgundy wine usually white and dry
plonk - a cheap wine of inferior quality
retsina - Greek wine flavored with resin
Rhone wine - any of various wines from the Rhone River valley in France
table wine - wine containing not more than 14 percent alcohol usually served with a meal
Tokay - Hungarian wine made from Tokay grapes
vermouth - any of several white wines flavored with aromatic herbs; used as aperitifs or in mixed drinks
generic, generic wine - a wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the name of any specific grape
varietal, varietal wine - a wine made principally from one grape and carrying the name of that grape
fortified wine - wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
mulled wine - wine heated with sugar and spices and often citrus fruit
negus - wine and hot water with sugar and lemon juice and nutmeg


[ˈviːnəʊ] Nvinacho m, morapio m (Sp)


n (inf: = wine) → Vino m (inf)
References in classic literature ?
Wine is the only youth granted to middle age," I continued,--"in vino juventus, one might say; and may you, my dear young friend, long remain so proudly independent of that great Elixir--though I confess that I have met no few young men under thirty who have been excellent critics of the wine-list.
I don't care," said he, "how deeply you had been dining: in vino veritas, Bunny, and your pluck would always out
As we rode towards the Vino del Mar, I took a farewell view of Valparaiso, and admired its picturesque appearance.
Nunc vino pellite curas, Cras ingens iterabimus aequor,'" and the Bacchanalian, quoting the above with a House of Commons air, tossed off nearly a thimbleful of wine with an immense flourish of his glass.
From this "187ml" single-serve plastic contoured cup" Copa Di Vino fills their contoured cups with a variety of premium wines including Muscato, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Grigio, Riesling & White Zinfandel.
Eastern Consolidated and Neal Cabot Ohm have arranged a long-term, 2,023 s/f lease for Tarallucci e Vino at the base of 400 Park Avenue South, a new luxury residential building in NoMad being developed by Toll Brothers City Living and Equity Residential.
PUNTERS PREPARED PAREDP to forgive Vino Griego's recent trespasses might be rewarded at Doncaster tomorrow.
Contract notice: Locating the concession holder of the premises of the bottega del vino and the bar on the bastion veneto sitiall~interno the castle of san giusto.
TIME to stock up on vino as Sainsbury's has some good offers on reds and whites until September 16.
As legend goes, the idea of Scott & Bailey (Wednesday, 9pm, UTV) was first conceived over a glass of vino tinto down the pub when Suranne Jones (who plays DC Rachel Bailey to Lesley Sharp's Janet Scott) got together with her old pal Sally Lindsay for a natter and a moan.
alex Vino is the choice in the odgers Berndston handicap following his creditable fourth on his return at Leicester.
The handicapper left his mark unchanged after that effort and, given the usual progress Sir Michael Stoute's runners make, Alex Vino could be primed to strike here.