eiswein

noun, often capitalized
eis·​wein | \ ˈīs-ˌwīn How to pronounce eiswein (audio) , -ˌvīn \

Definition of eiswein

: a sweet German wine made from grapes that have frozen on the vine also : a similar wine made elsewhere

First Known Use of eiswein

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eiswein

German, from Eis ice + Wein wine

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“Eiswein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eiswein. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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