from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several related white or red grapes chiefly grown on the West Coast and in France.
- n. A white or red wine made from these grapes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several grape varieties grown in Europe and North America
- n. Any of several wines made from these grapes
French, variant of pineau, diminutive of pin, pine tree (from the shape of the clusters of grapes), from Latin pīnus; see peiə- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)