Definition of tinto in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɪntəʊ/

noun (plural tintos)

[mass noun]
Spanish or Portuguese red wine.
Example sentences
  • Spain divides her red wines into those which really are tinto and lighter ones called clarete.
  • Two local hikers toast the panorama - tawny mountains, myriad vales and dells - with vino tinto.
  • I discovered a taste for wine, tinto, blanco or rosado, that has never left me.


Spanish, literally 'tinted, dark-coloured'.

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