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enology

[ee-nol-uh-jee]
noun
  1. oenology.
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Related formse·no·log·i·cal [ee-nl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌi nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivee·nol·o·gist, noun

oenology

or e·nol·o·gy

[ee-nol-uh-jee]
noun
  1. the science of viniculture.
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Origin of oenology

1805–15; < Greek oîn(os) wine + -o- + -logy
Related formsoe·no·log·i·cal [een-l-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌin lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveoe·nol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for enology

enology

noun
  1. the usual US spelling of oenology
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oenology

enology

noun
  1. the study of wine
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Derived Formsoenological or enological (ˌiːnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveoenologist or enologist, noun

Word Origin

C19: from Greek oinos wine + -logy
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Word Origin and History for enology

oenology

n.

1827, from oeno- "wine" + -logy. Related: Oenological; oenologist.

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