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also oe·nol·o·gy  (ē-nŏl′ə-jē)
The study of wine and the making of wine.

[Greek oinos, wine + -logy.]

e′no·log′i·cal (ē′nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
e·nol′o·gist n.
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(Brewing) the usual US spelling of oenology
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or e•nol•o•gy

(iˈnɒl ə dʒi)

the science of winemaking. Compare viniculture.
[1805–15; < Greek oîn(os) wine + -o- + -logy]
oe•no•log•i•cal (ˌin lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
oe•nol′o•gist, n.
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oenology, enology, oinology

the science of making wines. Also called viniculture. — oenologist, enologist, oinologist, n.
See also: Wine
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The study of wine.
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Noun1.enology - the art of wine makingenology - the art of wine making    
artistry, prowess, art - a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"
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