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Pinot Noiralso pinot noir (nwär)
1. A variety of grape originally grown in the Burgundy region of France that is used to make red wine.
2. A dry red wine made from this grape.
[French, pinot, Pinot; see Pinot + noir, black (from Old French, from Latin niger, nigr-; see nekw-t- in Indo-European roots).]
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Pinot Noir(ˈpiːnəʊ nwɑː)
1. (Plants) a variety of black grape, grown esp for wine-making
2. (Brewing) any of the red wines made from this grape
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|Noun||1.||Pinot noir - red wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Burgundy, France|
Pinot noir - dry red California table wine made from purple Pinot grapes
|2.||Pinot noir - dry red California table wine made from purple Pinot grapes|
red wine - wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
Pinot noir - red wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Burgundy, France
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