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vineyard

[ vin-yerd ]
/ ˈvɪn yərd /
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noun
a plantation of grapevines, especially one producing grapes for winemaking.
a sphere of activity, especially on a high spiritual plane.
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Origin of vineyard

1300–50; Middle English (see vine, yard2); replacing win(e)yard,Old English wīngeard
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British Dictionary definitions for vineyard

vineyard
/ (ˈvɪnjəd) /

noun
a plantation of grapevines, esp where wine grapes are produced

Derived forms of vineyard

vineyardist, noun

Word Origin for vineyard

Old English wīngeard; see vine, yard ²; related to Old High German wīngart, Old Norse vingarthr
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