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[pee-nar; English pee-nahr]
noun, plural pi·nards [pee-nar; English pee-nahrz] /piˈnar; English piˈnɑrz/. French Informal.
  1. wine.
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Examples from the Web for pinard

Historical Examples

  • It's worth starving to death on singe and pinard for four months.

    One Man's Initiation--1917

    John Dos Passos

  • "Pinard has disturbed your mind, Robertet," said the Cardinal sternly.

  • "Pinard has upset your mind, Robertet," said the cardinal, sternly.

    Catherine de' Medici

    Honore de Balzac

  • This is the opinion of Pinard, the chief authority on this matter.

  • No one knows where the poilu slang word "Pinard" came from, but everyone knows what it means.

    "I was there"

    C. LeRoy Baldridge