noun Syl·vaner \silˈvänər, -van-\

Definition of Sylvaner



  1. 1a :  a German white wine grape b :  a Rhine wine made from such grapes

  2. 2a :  a California wine grape resembling the German Sylvaner b :  a wine made from such grapes

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Origin and Etymology of sylvaner

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

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a trip made at another's expense

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