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Variant of enology.


(iːˈnɒlədʒɪ) or


(Brewing) the study of wine
[C19: from Greek oinos wine + -logy]
oenological, enological adj
oeˈnologist, eˈnologist n


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.

oenology, enology, oinology

the science of making wines. Also called viniculture. — oenologist, enologist, oinologist, n.
See also: Wine
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oenology - the art of wine makingoenology - 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"


enology (US) [iːˈnɒlədʒɪ] Nenología f
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