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wine

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noun, often attributive \ˈwīn\

Simple Definition of wine

  • : an alcoholic drink made from the juice of grapes

  • : an alcoholic drink made from plants or fruits other than grapes

  • : a dark reddish-purple color

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of wine

  1. 1 a :  the alcoholic fermented juice of fresh grapes used as a beverage b :  wine or a substitute used in Christian communion services

  2. 2 :  the alcoholic usually fermented juice of a plant product (as a fruit) used as a beverage <blackberry wine>

  3. 3 :  something that invigorates or intoxicates

  4. 4 :  a dark red

Examples of wine in a sentence

  1. apple, blueberry, and other fruit wines



Origin of wine

Middle English win, from Old English wīn; akin to Old High German wīn wine; both ultimately from Latin vinum wine, perhaps of non-IE origin; akin to the source of Greek oinos wine


First Known Use: before 12th century

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wine

verb,

Definition of wine

winedwining

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to drink wine

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to give wine to <wined and dined his friends>



1829

First Known Use of wine

1829

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WINE Defined for Kids

wine

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noun \ˈwīn\

Definition of wine for Students

  1. 1 :  an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of grapes

  2. 2 :  an alcoholic beverage made from the usually fermented juice of fruits (as peaches) other than grapes




Medical Dictionary

wine

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noun \ˈwīn\

Medical Definition of wine

  1. 1:  fermented grape juice containing varying percentages of alcohol together with ethers and esters that give it bouquet and flavor

  2. 2:  a pharmaceutical preparation using wine as a vehicle




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