Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

enology

noun enol·o·gy \ē-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Definition of enology

  1. :  a science that deals with wine and wine making

enologicalplay also oenological \ˌē-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
enologistplay also oenologist \ē-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun


Variants of enology

also oenology \ē-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Origin of enology

Greek oinos wine + English -logy — more at wine


First Known Use: 1814



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up enology? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to expose to danger or risk

Get Word of the Day daily email!