Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of fino.
  • n. Second-best wool from Merino sheep.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Second best wool from Merino sheep.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wool from merino sheep next in quality to the best: a trade-term.

Etymologies

Portuguese (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • By the end of the week, they were all walking out to the plane with clinking bags of finos, olorosos, dulces and vinegars and all looking forward to enjoying them when they got home.

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  • SIDD es un pequeño grupo de artesanos comprometidos con finos trabajos de madera y diseños.

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  • It's not an obvious summer aperitif but I tend to drink more finos and manzanillas when the sun shines than in the winter months.

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  • The last style is oloroso, which is an altogether richer sherry, with intense, walnut and raisin characteristics; these can be either sweet or dry and, as opposed to finos, which are made from grapes grown on chalky soils, they tend to come from grapes grown on heavier clay.

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  • As a shorthand to understanding them, think of amontillados as finos with richness and age.

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  • It was roofless when I saw it, but the plan is to house paso finos, “fine-stepping” horses that are a source of Puerto Rican pride.

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  • Both of them tell us, to our faces, that we are demasiado finos—too refined—and too spoiled, and that we need to be brought down a few notches.

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  • In the background are Gaiter and Galileo, who are paso finos, for the equine fans out there who like to know such things.

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  • Yo quiero lograr a entender '' los puntos finos del idioma. ''

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  • Mi gxin ankoraux ne sercxis; kiam mi finos mian laboron, mi sercxos mian horlogxon, sed mi timas, ke mi gxin jam ne trovos.

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