Definition of vinho verde in English:

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vinho verde

Pronunciation: /ˌviːnəʊ ˈvɛːdi/

noun (plural vinhos verdes)

[mass noun]
A young Portuguese wine, not allowed to mature.
Example sentences
  • It was all washed down with ribeiro, a local wine similar to Portuguese vinho verde: young, crisp and perfect with seafood.
  • In Minho, the traditional wine is vinho verde, a young wine made from grapes that grow on arbors that often serve as property markers.
  • He held out a glass of white wine, my favorite vinho verde.


Portuguese, literally 'green wine'.

Words that rhyme with vinho verde

birdie, curdy, hurdy-gurdy, nerdy, sturdy, wordy

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