Definitions

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.

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  • n. Any of several grape varieties grown in Europe and North America
  • n. Any of several wines made from these grapes

Etymologies

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

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.

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