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ret·si·na

 (rĕt′sĭ-nə, rĕt-sē′nə)
n.
A Greek white or rosé wine flavored with pine resin.

[Modern Greek, probably from Italian resina, resin, from Latin rēsīna; see resin.]

retsina

(rɛtˈsiːnə; ˈrɛtsɪnə)
n
(Brewing) a Greek wine flavoured with resin
[Modern Greek, from Italian resina resin]

ret•si•na

(rɛtˈsi nə)

n.
a strong, resinated wine of Greece and Cyprus.
[1935–40; < Modern Greek < Medieval Latin resina resin]
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Noun1.retsina - Greek wine flavored with resin
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
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