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Of or relating to the Rhine River or the lands bordering on it.
See Rhine wine.
[Ultimately from Latin Rhēnus, the Rhine.]
(Placename) of or relating to the River Rhine or the lands adjacent to it, esp the Rhineland-Palatinate
(Brewing) another word for hock2
of the river Rhine or the regions bordering on it.
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|Noun||1.||Rhenish - any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)|
white wine - pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
Riesling - fragrant dry or sweet white wine from the Rhine valley or a similar wine from California
liebfraumilch - a sweetened Rhenish wine (especially one from Hesse in western Germany)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
|Adj.||1.||Rhenish - of or relating to the Rhine River and the lands adjacent to it; "Rhenish wines tend to be sweet"|