Sylvaner

noun
Syl·​vaner | \ silˈvänər, -van- \
plural -s

Definition of Sylvaner

1a : a German white wine grape
b : a Rhine wine made from such grapes
2a : a California wine grape resembling the German Sylvaner
b : a wine made from such grapes

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History and Etymology for Sylvaner

German sylvaner, silvaner, probably from Latin Sylvanus, Silvanus, god of woods and trees + German -er

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“Sylvaner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sylvaner. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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