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 (pē′nō, pē-nō′) also pi·not (pē′nō, pē-nō′)
1. Any of several red or white grapes originating in France and including Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio, and Pinot Noir.
2. A red or white wine made from these grapes.

[French, variant of pineau, diminutive of pin, pine tree (from the likeness of the dense, pointed clusters of Pinot grapes to pinecones ), from Latin pīnus; see peiə- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Plants) any of several European and N American grape varieties used to make wine
2. (Brewing) any wine produced from a Pinot variety of grape, such as a Pinot Noir or Pinot Grigio
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n. (often cap.)
1. any of several varieties of purple or white vinifera grapes yielding a red or white wine, used esp. in making burgundies and champagnes.
2. a red or white wine made from such a grape.
[1910–15; < French, =pine pine cone + -ot n. suffix]
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- A variant of French pineau, a diminutive of pine, from the shape of the clusters of grapes.
See also related terms for pine.
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Noun1.Pinot - any of several purple or white wine grapes used especially for Burgundies and champagnesPinot - any of several purple or white wine grapes used especially for Burgundies and champagnes
common grape vine, vinifera, vinifera grape, Vitis vinifera - common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes
Pinot noir - red wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Burgundy, France
Pinot blanc - white wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Chablis, France
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