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retsina

[ret-suh-nuh, ret-see-nuh; Greek re-tsee-nah]
noun
  1. a strong, resinated white or red wine of Greece and Cyprus.
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Origin of retsina

1935–40; < Modern Greek < Medieval Latin resina resin
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retsina

noun
  1. a Greek wine flavoured with resin
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Word Origin

Modern Greek, from Italian resina resin
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