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oenophile

[ee-nuh-fahyl]
noun
  1. 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
Related formsoe·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 oenophilic

oenophile

noun
  1. a lover or connoisseur of wines
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Word Origin

C20: from Greek oinos wine + -phile
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Word Origin and History for oenophilic

oenophile

n.

1930 (as an adjective 1900), probably from French oenophile, from Greek oinos "wine" (see wine) + -phile.

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