Orvieto

noun
Or·​vie·​to | \ ȯr-ˈvyā-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce Orvieto (audio) \

Definition of Orvieto

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a usually dry Italian white wine

Orvieto

geographical name
Or·​vie·​to | \ ˌȯr-ˈvyā-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce Orvieto (audio) , -ˈvye- \

Definition of Orvieto (Entry 2 of 2)

commune in central Italy population 21,000

First Known Use of Orvieto

Noun

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Orvieto

Noun

Orvieto, Italy

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“Orvieto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Orvieto. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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