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fino

[fee-noh; Spanish fee-naw] /ˈfi noʊ; Spanish ˈfi nɔ/
noun
1.
a pale, very dry sherry of Spain.
Origin of fino
1840-1850
1840-50; < Spanish: literally, fine1
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  • Parancisco for Francisco, palso for falso, pino for fino, &c.

  • Berthold, nicknamed fino, is just entering on his duties for the first time.

    Three Plays Luigi Pirandello
  • The puro beng is a fino mush, if you will have the kalo jib!

    Red Money Fergus Hume
British Dictionary definitions for fino

fino

/ˈfiːnəʊ/
noun
1.
a very dry sherry
Word Origin
from Spanish: fine1
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