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fino Syllabification: fi·no
Pronunciation: /ˈfēnō/

Definition of fino in English:

noun (plural finos)

A light-colored dry sherry.
Example sentences
  • 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.


Mid 19th century: Spanish, literally 'fine', based on Latin finire 'to finish' (see finish).

Words that rhyme with fino

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