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vint·ner

 (vĭnt′nər)
n.
1. A wine merchant.
2. One who makes wine.

[Middle English vineter, from Old French vinetier, from Medieval Latin vīnētārius, from Latin vīnētum, vineyard, from vīnum, wine.]

vintner

(ˈvɪntnə)
n
1. (Professions) a wine merchant
2. (Brewing) a wine merchant
[C15: from Old French vinetier, from Medieval Latin vīnētārius, from Latin vīnētum vineyard, from vīnum wine]

vint•ner

(ˈvɪnt nər)

n.
a person who makes wine or sells wines.
[1400–50; vint(e)ner < Old French vinetier < Medieval Latin vīnētārius= Latin vīnēt(um) vineyard (vīn(um) wine + -ētum; see arboretum) + -ārius -ary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vintner - someone who sells winevintner - someone who sells wine    
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
2.vintner - someone who makes winevintner - someone who makes wine    
maker, shaper - a person who makes things
Translations

vintner

[ˈvɪntnəʳ] N (= merchant) → vinatero/a m/f; (= wine-maker) → vinicultor(a) m/f

vintner

nWeinhändler(in) m(f)

vintner

[ˈvɪntnəʳ] n (retailer) → vinaio/a; (wholesaler) → commerciante m/f di vini
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On this twenty-fifth of March, it was John Willet's pride annually to settle, in hard cash, his account with a certain vintner and distiller in the city of London; to give into whose hands a canvas bag containing its exact amount, and not a penny more or less, was the end and object of a journey for Joe, so surely as the year and day came round.
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