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noun, plural vigne·rons [veenyuh-rawn] /vinyəˈrɔ̃/. French.
  1. a winemaker.
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Historical Examples

  • Madame Vigneron, pale rose, large and full, very sweet and good.

    The Book of Roses

    Francis Parkman

  • The manufacturer combined the professions of vigneron and doctor—in our time the only doctor for many miles around.

  • A vigneron at Volnay carried me into his vineyard, which was of about ten arpents.

  • A prey also to emotion, his eyes full of tears, Vigneron sought to console his wife.

  • Then Madame Vigneron in all sincerity burst into tears and wept for the sister whom she loved so much.

British Dictionary definitions for vigneron


  1. a person who grows grapes for winemaking
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Word Origin

French, from vigne vine
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