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Zin·fan·del

 (zĭn′fən-dĕl′)
n.
1. A variety of red grape grown extensively in California.
2. A dry red wine made from this grape.

[Origin unknown.]

Zinfandel

(ˈzɪnfənˌdɛl)
n
(Brewing) a Californian wine grape originally transplanted from Europe and producing a quick-maturing fruity red wine
[C19: of unknown origin]

zin•fan•del

(ˈzɪn fənˌdɛl)

n.
1. a black vinifera grape, grown in California.
2. a dry red wine made from this grape.
[1895–1900; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Zinfandel - small black grape grown chiefly in California; transplanted from Europe
zinfandel - dry fruity red wine from California
common grape vine, vinifera, vinifera grape, Vitis vinifera - common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes
2.zinfandel - dry fruity red wine from Californiazinfandel - dry fruity red wine from California
red wine - wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
Zinfandel - small black grape grown chiefly in California; transplanted from Europe
Translations

Zinfandel

nZinfandel m, kalifornischer trockener Rotwein
References in periodicals archive ?
DNA testing found that these vines, identified as Crljenak Kastelanski, were identical to California Zinfandel.
Its exact origins remained uncertain until recent DNA analysis determined that Zinfandel and Primitivo are indeed the same variety and native to Croatia where it is called Crljenak Kastelanski (tsurl-yen-ahk kahstel-AHN-ski) (Smith, 2002).
In Croatia, it is called Crljenak Kastelanski, pronounced "tsurl-Yen-ahk-kahstel-AHN-ski" (Smith, 2002).