from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Greek white or rosé wine flavored with pine resin.
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- n. A Greek resinated white or rosé wine of a sort that has been produced for at least 2700 years.
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- n. Greek wine flavored with resin
Modern Greek, probably from Italian resina, resin, from Latin rēsīna; see resin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Greek ρετσίνα (retsína), from ρετσίνι (retsíni, "resin"), from Ancient Greek ῥητίνη ("pine resin"). (Wiktionary)