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vinifera

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noun vi·nif·era \vī-ˈni-f(ə-)rə\

Definition of vinifera

plural

vinifera

or

viniferas

  1. :  a common European grape (Vitis vinifera) that is the chief source of Old World wine and table grape varieties

vinifera

adjective


Origin and Etymology of vinifera

New Latin, from Latin vinifer wine-producing, from vinum wine


First Known Use: 1888


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