oenophile
noun Etymology: French œnophile, from œno- (from Greek oinos wine) + -phile -phile — more at wine Date: 1930 a lover or connoisseur of wine

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  • oenophile — (n.) 1930 (as an adjective 1900), probably from Fr. oenophile, from Gk. oinos wine (see WINE (Cf. wine)) + PHILE (Cf. phile) …   Etymology dictionary

  • oenophile — [ē′nə fīl΄] n. a person who loves wine; wine connoisseur …   English World dictionary

  • oenophile — noun A person who has a fondness for wine. A person who has learned to appreciate wine. The oenophile had a large wine cellar stocked with bottles from around the world …   Wiktionary

  • oenophile — (è no fi l ) adj. Qui aime le vin.    Société oenophile, société qui fait le commerce des vins. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Terme grec signifiant vin, et phile, suffixe (voy. ce suffixe) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Oenophile — Œnologie L’œnologie (prononciation correcte : [enɔlɔʒi] (é ), courante  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • oenophile — oenophilia /ee neuh fil ee euh/, n. oenophilic, adj. /ee neuh fuyl /, n. a person who enjoys wines, usually as a connoisseur. Also, oenophilist /ee nof euh list/. [1925 30; < F < Gk oîn(os) WINE + o O + F phile PHILE] * * * …   Universalium

  • oenophile — one who is fond of or loves wine Love and Attraction …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • oenophile — ɪːnÉ™faɪl n. one who is a connoisseur on wines, one who loves wines …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oenophile — [ i:nə(ʊ)fʌɪl] (US also enophile) noun a connoisseur of wines. Derivatives oenophilist i: nɒfɪlɪst noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • oenophile — oe·no·phile …   English syllables

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