[ ret-suh-nuh, ret-see-nuh; Greek re-tsee-nah ]
/ ˈrɛt sə nə, rɛtˈsi nə; Greek rɛˈtsi nɑ /
a strong, resinated white or red wine of Greece and Cyprus.
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Origin of retsina
1935–40; <Modern Greek <Medieval Latin resinaresin
Words nearby retsina
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Example sentences from the Web for retsina
Or for a more traditional taste of Greece, pay homage to the 6,000-year-old wine history with a glass of Retsina.Nine Amazing Places To Skinny Dip Around The World|Erin Cunningham|September 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for retsina
/ (rɛtˈsiːnə, ˈrɛtsɪnə) /
a Greek wine flavoured with resin
Word Origin for retsina
Modern Greek, from Italian resina resin
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