Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Wine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The Italian or Spanish word for wine used in combination in various terms adopted from these languages (see Derived terms below)
  • n. Wine, or a place which serves it or other alcohol.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A native drink in the Philippines. See buri and tuba, 1.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. fermented juice (of grapes especially)

Etymologies

Italian and Spanish, both from Latin vīnum.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian or Spanish vino ("wine") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Ay," said the schoolmaster, "upon the principle that _in vino veritas_; but you know that _gravatus vino_ and _ebrius_ are two different things -- _gravatus vino_, the juice o 'the grape -- och, och, as every one knows, could and stupid; but _ebrius_ from blessed poteen, that warms and gives ecstatic nutrition to the heart."

    The Emigrants Of Ahadarra The Works of William Carleton, Volume Two

  • Not that i'm a total boozehead or anything, but I popped a housewarming bottle of vino from the Napa Valley's Topanga Vineyard this evening, and it struck me that a 2001 Cab Sav is no longer young.

    Time flies when you're having fun.

  • An interesting note on this wine ... the winery that produced this great, affordable ($10-12) vino is owned by Novartis.

    From the Vine

  • Smooth with fresh blackberries and cherries, this simple vino is great for pizza.

    Over the Barrel

  • I wondered if it were a case of in vino veritas, and noted that wine was drunk in the Moslem strongholds of the Dedas.

    High Albania

  • To read some of the comments above, you’d think the appreciation of vino is wildly relative, when we know that cream rises to the top and there can be broad consensus on the assessment of a wine’s appeal.

    Study: points influence consumer perceptions! | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • Usually I go for o.p. rum as my fave cold medicine but the vino was being a typical two year old, screaming loudly for attention.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » The balancing act.

  • What the Italians call a vino di meditazione - a wine to think over.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Javino -- which is a combination of the words "java" and "vino" -- will serve Milwaukee coffee roasted by Anodyne, Alterra and Cedarburg Coffee.

    OnMilwaukee.com

  • I really wonder how Berlusconi really is viewed by people out of Italy. can be referred to as vino nero or black wine

    Do Bianchi

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  • There's nothing inferior about the vino I like to drink.

    September 15, 2011

  • awesome word

    September 15, 2011

  • Oh funny--I was just reading about things said "sub vino." See the comments about sub rosa.

    September 12, 2011

  • vinone
    (1)

    September 12, 2011

  • Ah, but it's the one that contains veritas!

    September 12, 2011

  • An inferior wine.

    September 11, 2011