Rhine wine
noun Date: 1843 1. a usually white wine produced in the Rhine valley 2. a wine similar to Rhine wine produced elsewhere

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  • Rhine wine — Rhine′ wine n. 1) vin a dry white wine of the Rhine valley 2) vin a similar wine produced elsewhere • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • Rhine wine — n. 1. any of various wines produced in the Rhine Valley, esp. any such light white wine 2. a wine of this type produced elsewhere …   English World dictionary

  • Rhine wine — any of several white wines produced in the Rhine valley …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Rhine wine — noun any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany ( hock is British usage) • Syn: ↑Rhenish, ↑hock • Derivationally related forms: ↑Rhenish (for: ↑Rhenish) • Regions: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rhine wine — 1. any of numerous varieties of wine produced in the Rhine valley. 2. any of a class of white wines, mostly light, still, and dry. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • Rhine wine — /ˈraɪn waɪn/ (say ruyn wuyn) noun any of several wines produced in the valley of the Rhine, usually light, still, dry white table wines as hock, riesling, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • wine — wineless, adj. winish, adj. /wuyn/, n., adj., v., wined, wining. n. 1. the fermented juice of grapes, made in many varieties, such as red, white, sweet, dry, still, and sparkling, for use as a beverage, in cooking, in religious rites, etc., and… …   Universalium

  • wine — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. the grape; drink, liquor; drinking, intoxication; stimulant, alcohol; nectar. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. wine colored, maroon, dark red, grape; see red . n. Varieties of wine include: fine, sparkling …   English dictionary for students

  • Wine bottle — A bottle showing the translucent green of many wine bottles A wine bottle is a bottle used for holding wine, generally made of glass. Some wines are fermented in the bottle, others are bottled only after fermentation. They come in a large variety …   Wikipedia

  • Rhine — Infobox River | river name = River Rhine caption = The Rhine is one of the most important rivers in Europe origin = Grisons, Switzerland mouth = North Sea coord|51|58|52|N|4|5|35|E|name=North Sea Rhine|display=inline,title basin countries =… …   Wikipedia

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