oenology
variant of enology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Oenology — Oenology,[p] œnology (BrE), or enology (AmE) is the science and study of all aspects of wine and winemaking except vine growing and grape harvesting, which is a subfield called viticulture. “Viticulture oenology” is a common designation for… …   Wikipedia

  • OEnology — [OE]*nol o*gy, n. [Gr. ? wine + logy.] Knowledge of wine, scientific or practical. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oenology — (n.) 1827, from OENO (Cf. oeno ) wine + LOGY (Cf. logy). Related: Oenological; oenologist …   Etymology dictionary

  • oenology — [ē näl′ə jē] n. [< Gr oinos, wine (see VINE) + LOGY] the science or study of wines and winemaking oenological [ē΄nə läj′i kəl] adj. oenologist n …   English World dictionary

  • oenology — noun /iˈnɑlədʒi/ The scientific study of and winemaking. Even though I cant drink wine, I can still study oenology and enjoy knowing about the great wines of the world …   Wiktionary

  • oenology — oenological /een l oj i keuhl/, adj. oenologist, n. /ee nol euh jee/, n. the science of viniculture. Also, enology. [1805 15; < Gk oîn(os) WINE + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • oenology — see WINE …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • oenology —  / enology  Study of wines. A connoisseur is an oenophile. oeuvre. An artist’s body of work …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • oenology — study of wines Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • oenology — oen·o·lo·gy || ɪː nÉ‘lÉ™dʒɪ / nÉ’ n. study of wine and winemaking (also enology) …   English contemporary dictionary

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