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Pinot grape

Definition:

any of several purple or white wine grapes used especially for Burgundies and champagnes

Class:

plant noun (plants and fungi)

Plural:

Pinot grapes

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Pinot

Etymology:

variant of earlier Pineau, diminutive of pin "pine" (because of the shape of the...
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Pinot (grape)

a Burgundian grape family. Pinot blanc ; Pinot gris ; Pinot Meunier ; Pinot noir ; Pinot Noir Pr├ęcoce ; Red-berried Pinot vines are known to not synthesize acetylated or para-coumaroylated anthocyanins, as other grape varieties do, only glucosylated ... (39 of 129 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Pinot (grape)

Collins Dictionary:

Pinot

any of several European and northern American grape varieties used to make wine | any wine produced from a Pinot variety of grape, such as a Pinot ... (26 of 376 words, 2 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/pinot

Oxford Dictionary:

Pinot

any of several varieties of wine grape, especially the chief varieties Pinot Noir, a black grape, and Pinot Blanc, a white grape. | a wine made from ... (26 of 63 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Pinot

Random House Dictionary:

Pinot

any of several varieties of purple or white vinifera grapes yielding a red or white wine, used especially in making burgundies and champagnes. | a red ... (25 of 43 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/pinot

Wiktionary:

Pinot [French]

A surname. (2 of 4 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Pinot

Columbia Encyclopedia:

raisin | Vitis vinifera [species]

dried fruit of certain varieties of grapevines bearing grapes with a high content of sugar and solid flesh. Although the fruit is sometimes ... (23 of 301 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0841015​.html

Merriam-Webster:

vinifera | viniferas [plural] | Vitis vinifera [species]

a common European grape that is the chief source of Old World wine and table grape varieties (17 of 45 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/vinifera

New World Dictionary:

vinifera | Vitis vinifera [species]

designating or of the most widely cultivated species of grape used for making wine (14 of 39 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/vinifera

Etymology reference

Oxford Dictionary:

Pinot

Origin: variant of earlier Pineau, diminutive of pin "pine" (because of the shape of the grape cluster)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Pinot

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