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1wine

noun, often attributive \ˈwīn\

: 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

Full Definition of WINE

1
a :  the alcoholic fermented juice of fresh grapes used as a beverage
b :  wine or a substitute used in Christian communion services
2
:  the alcoholic usually fermented juice of a plant product (as a fruit) used as a beverage <blackberry wine>
3
:  something that invigorates or intoxicates
4
:  a dark red

Examples of WINE

  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

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms

finish, gimlet, mull, sake, setup, sommelier, syllabub, vintner, wassail

2wine

verb
winedwin·ing

Definition of WINE

intransitive verb
:  to drink wine
transitive verb
:  to give wine to <wined and dined his friends>

First Known Use of WINE

1829

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms

finish, gimlet, mull, sake, setup, sommelier, syllabub, vintner, wassail

wine

noun \ˈwīn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WINE

1
:  fermented grape juice containing varying percentages of alcohol together with ethers and esters that give it bouquet and flavor
2
:  a pharmaceutical preparation using wine as a vehicle

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