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vino

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Pronunciation: /ˈviːnəʊ
 
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Definition of vino in English:

noun (plural vinos)

[mass noun] informal
Wine, typically that which is cheap or of inferior quality.
Example sentences
  • Cook a meal for two and share it bistro-style, complete with candles, freshly picked flowers and a bottle of cheap vino!
  • One member of our party was allergic to the sulfates in cheap red vino, so she ordered a bottle of San Pellegrino.
  • Christmas Day can be a maelstrom, so don't complicate things with your choice of vino.

Origin

Spanish and Italian, 'wine'.

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