from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A red Madeira wine, wanting the high aroma of the white sorts, and, when old, resembling tawny port.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as tent, n.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • That vocab difference led to a confusing moment for our Mexican hostess when my husband requested a "tinto" just like he had at her home the day before.

    Tu preterite form

  • I drank this yummy Tempranillo-based "tinto" from Spain over the weekend while in Havana,


  • I don't know about for writing, but I've found that for speaking Spanish, a little cerveza or vino tinto sure makes things easier.

    Weekend drinking

  • (Although now with demasiado vino tinto I start mixing French in with Spanish, much to the confusion of my interlocutors.)

    Weekend drinking

  • The rich vegetation includes; species of savanna such as nance Byrsonima crassifolia; high altitude forest with chicle Manilkara zapota, 'ramon' or bread-nut tree Brosimum alicastrum, West Indian mahogany Swietenia macrophylla (E), cedar Cedrela odorata, palma de botan (palm) Sabal morrisiana and palma de escobo Chrysophyllum argentearum, 'tinto' lowland forest with Hematoxylum campechianum; wetlands with tule Typha sp. around water bodies.

    Tikal National Park, Guatemala

  • En fin, como al presidente nadie puede llevarle la contraria, digamos que se estaban tomando un tinto, de la forma más honesta, sincera, transparente, justa, noble, cristiana y legal que un gobierno como el nuestro puede hacerlo.

    Conflict Continues Between Uribe and Supreme Court

  • That in any case the oz (australian) government was already supplying pacific class patrol boats "for free" and that oz was, all by itself, doing its best to blockade bougainville, kill some 10,000 plus people there, for standing up against rio tinto, stopping the panguna mine.

    Why the Left Dislikes Israel

  • Where a small, distant, people was fighting against the world's largest mining corporation - rio tinto - to regain their despoiled land!

    Why the Left Dislikes Israel

  • Leche, 2 botellas pimienta, no olvidarme carne para hacer a la plancha comida para Muni manteca un vino tinto, ¡de los buenos! lechuga, pero no la criolla miel y huevos para la torta jabón de tocador un paquete de estropajos

    veruscio Diary Entry

  • The grenadiers, assured that only barrels of cheap Spanish tinto barred their path, surged forward.

    Sharpe's Christmas


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