Chenin

noun

Che·​nin ˈshe-nən How to pronounce Chenin (audio)
plural Chenins
: chenin blanc
… the best Loire Chenins are among the world's longest-lived wines.Robert M. Parker, Parker's Wine Bargains, 2009

Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Chenin was in 1928

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“Chenin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chenin. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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