Definition of fino in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈfiːnəʊ

noun (plural finos)

[mass noun]
1A light-coloured dry sherry.
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  • The best white port from Malvasia grape is a light, stunningly dry and nutty drink similar to fino sherry and best served chilled from the fridge.
  • With soup, try a tangy fino or nutty, dry amontillado.
  • He was sitting at the bar with a glass of fino and a blonde.
1.1Sherry on which a covering of flor (yeast) is developed during production, used to make commercial fino and manzanilla sherries. Compare with oloroso.


Spanish, literally 'fine', based on Latin finire 'to finish' (see finish).

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