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Rhenish

[ ren-ish ]
/ ˈrɛn ɪʃ /
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adjective
of the river Rhine or the regions bordering on it.
noun
British. Rhine wine.
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Origin of Rhenish

1325–75; <Latin Rhēn(us) Rhine + -ish1; replacing Middle English Rhinisch<Old High German

OTHER WORDS FROM Rhenish

trans-Rhenish, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for Rhenish

Rhenish
/ (ˈrɛnɪʃ, ˈriː-) /

adjective
of or relating to the River Rhine or the lands adjacent to it, esp the Rhineland-Palatinate
noun
another word for hock 2
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