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wine

Pronunciation: win

Definition:

  1. The fermented juice of a plant product (most commonly the grape), consumed as a beverage.
  2. A group of preparations consisting of a solution of one or more medicinal substances in wine, usually white wine because of its comparative lack of tannin. No specific wines are officially designated for such use, however.

Synonym(s): vinous liquor

[Fr. vin; L. vinum]

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