oenology

or e·nol·o·gy

[ee-nol-uh-jee]

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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oenology

enology

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

Word Origin for oenology

C19: from Greek oinos wine + -logy
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Word Origin and History for oenology
n.

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

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