Riesling

noun
Ries·​ling | \ ˈrēz-liŋ How to pronounce Riesling (audio) , ˈrēs- How to pronounce Riesling (audio) \

Definition of Riesling

: a white wine that ranges from dry to very sweet and is made from a single variety of grape originally grown in Germany also : the grape

First Known Use of Riesling

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Riesling

German

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“Riesling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Riesling. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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