eis·​wein ˈīs-ˌwīn How to pronounce eiswein (audio)
often capitalized
: a sweet German wine made from grapes that have frozen on the vine
also : a similar wine made elsewhere

Word History


German, from Eis ice + Wein wine

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eiswein was in 1967

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Cite this Entry

“Eiswein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eiswein. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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