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Primitivo

/ (ˌprɪmɪˈtiːvəʊ) /
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noun plural -vos
a black grape grown in the Puglia region of Italy, used for making wine
a strong red wine made from this grape
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Word Origin for Primitivo

C21: from Italian, literally: primitive, probably because the grape tends to ripen earlier than other grapes
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