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retsina

[ ret-suh-nuh, ret-see-nuh; Greek re-tsee-nah ]
/ ˈrɛt sə nə, rɛtˈsi nə; Greek rɛˈtsi nɑ /
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noun

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
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British Dictionary definitions for retsina

retsina
/ (rɛtˈsiːnə, ˈrɛtsɪnə) /

noun

a Greek wine flavoured with resin

Word Origin for retsina

Modern Greek, from Italian resina resin
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