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Riesling

[ reez-ling, rees- ]
/ ˈriz lɪŋ, ˈris- /
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noun
Horticulture.
  1. a variety of grape.
  2. the vine bearing this grape, grown in Europe and California.
a fragrant, white, dry or sweet wine made from this grape.
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Origin of Riesling

Borrowed into English from German around 1825–35
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British Dictionary definitions for Riesling

Riesling
/ (ˈriːzlɪŋ, ˈraɪz-) /

noun
a white wine from the Rhine valley in Germany and from certain districts in other countries
the grape used to make this wine

Word Origin for Riesling

C19: from German, from earlier Rüssling, of obscure origin
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