Falernian Fa*ler"ni*an, a. Of or pertaining to Mount Falernus, in Italy; as, Falernianwine. [1913 Webster]

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  • Falernian — /feuh lerr nee euhn/, adj. (esp. of a wine celebrated by Horace) of, coming from, or made in a district of Campania, Italy. [1720 30; < L (ager) Falern(us) Falernian (field) + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • falernian — fəˈlərnēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin falernus Falernian + English ian : of or coming from a district of Campania called Falernus ager by the Romans used especially of a wine celebrated by Horace …   Useful english dictionary

  • falernian — fa·ler·ni·an …   English syllables

  • Falernian — /fəˈlɜniən/ (say fuh lerneeuhn) adjective of or relating to a district in Italy near Capua, famous in Roman times for its wine …   Australian English dictionary

  • Falernian wine — (Latin: Falernum ) was produced from Aglianico grapes J. Robinson Vines, Grapes Wines p. 213 Mitchell Beazley 1986 ISBN 1857329996] on the slopes of Mt. Falernus near the border of Latium and Campania where it became the most renowned wine… …   Wikipedia

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  • Caecuban wine — (Latin: Caecubum , Greek: Kaikoubos ) came from a small territory, ager Caecubus , at Amyclae in coastal Latium. (In the modern day area known as the Pontine Marshes) Varro, around 70 BC, already regarded this district as a place of legendary… …   Wikipedia

  • Aglianico — Infobox grape variety name = Aglianico caption = Aglianico from Taurasi prior to veraison species = also called = Gnanico, Agliatica, Ellenico, Ellanico and Uva Nera origin = Greece hazards = Peronospera wines = Taurasi, Aglianico del… …   Wikipedia

  • Alban wine — is a notable wine of Ancient Rome that was grown in the Colli Albani (Alban Hills) region, 20 km/12.5 miles Southeast of Rome, at the foot of Mt. Albus. The area is now occupied by the modern day papal residence of Castelgandolfo. The land was… …   Wikipedia

  • Greco (grape) — Greco Castellano redirects here. For another Italian wine grape that is also known as Greco Castellano and shares several synonyms with Greco, see Maceratino. Greco is an Italian wine grape that may be of Greek origin. The name relates to both… …   Wikipedia

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