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n. pl. vi·nos

[Italian and Spanish, both from Latin vīnum.]


n, pl -nos
(Brewing) an informal word for wine
[jocular use of Italian or Spanish vino]


(ˈvi noʊ)

n., pl. -nos.
wine; specifically, red Italian wine, as chianti.
[1895–1900; < Italian: wine]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vino - fermented juice (of grapes especially)vino - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
grape - any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
vintage - a season's yield of wine from a vineyard
red wine - wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
white wine - pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
blush wine, pink wine, rose wine, rose - pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
altar wine, sacramental wine - used in a communion service
sparkling wine - effervescent wine
Burgundy wine, Burgundy - red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)
Bordeaux wine, Bordeaux - any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them
California wine - any of various wines produced in California
Cotes de Provence - a wine from southeastern France on the Mediterranean coast
dessert wine - still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal
Dubonnet - (trademark) a sweet aromatic French wine (red or white) used chiefly as an aperitif
jug wine - inexpensive wine sold in large bottles or jugs
maconnais, macon - fine Burgundy wine usually white and dry
plonk - a cheap wine of inferior quality
retsina - Greek wine flavored with resin
Rhone wine - any of various wines from the Rhone River valley in France
table wine - wine containing not more than 14 percent alcohol usually served with a meal
Tokay - Hungarian wine made from Tokay grapes
vermouth - any of several white wines flavored with aromatic herbs; used as aperitifs or in mixed drinks
generic, generic wine - a wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the name of any specific grape
varietal, varietal wine - a wine made principally from one grape and carrying the name of that grape
fortified wine - wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
mulled wine - wine heated with sugar and spices and often citrus fruit
negus - wine and hot water with sugar and lemon juice and nutmeg


[ˈviːnəʊ] Nvinacho m, morapio m (Sp)


n (inf: = wine) → Vino m (inf)
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