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oenophile

[ ee-nuh-fahyl ]
/ ˈi nəˌfaɪl /
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noun
a person who enjoys wines, usually as a connoisseur.
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Also oe·noph·i·list [ee-nof-uh-list]. /iˈnɒf ə lɪst/.

Origin of oenophile

1925–30; <French <Greek oîn(os) wine + -o--o- + French -phile-phile

OTHER WORDS FROM oenophile

oe·no·phil·i·a [ee-nuh-fil-ee-uh], /ˌi nəˈfɪl i ə/, nounoe·no·phil·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for oenophile

oenophile
/ (ˈiːnəˌfaɪl) /

noun
a lover or connoisseur of wines

Word Origin for oenophile

C20: from Greek oinos wine + -phile
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