Origin of vino
Other definitions for vino (2 of 2)
WORDS THAT USE VINO-
What does vino- mean?
Vino- comes from the Latin vīnum, meaning “wine.” The English word wine also ultimately comes from the Latin vīnum.
What are variants of vino-?
Examples of vino-
One word that features vino- as a combining form is vinometer, a tool for measuring the percentage of alcohol in wine.
The first part of the word, vino-, means “wine.” The combining form -meter might also look familiar. It means “measure.” Vinometer literally translates to “wine measurer.”
What are some other forms that vino- may be commonly confused with?
The word vino, on its own, is an informal term for “wine,” borrowed directly from the Italian word for this adult beverage.
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Based on the meaning of vino-, what would you say vinosity is?
How to use vino in a sentence
I found it beckoning, almost like a mirage, in the form of the Vino Volo wine bar.
The hotel is home to two restaurants, La Coronela and Santo Vino Bistro, and even makes its own Hotel California Tequila.Mexico’s Hidden Getaway: Todos Santos, Playa Cerritos|Caroline Linton|May 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“He is a hated man in Montalcino,” Franco Zillani, who has chronicled the case on his blog Vino al Vino told The Daily Beast.
The bottles in which Vino Regalis was sold had yards of gold foil wrapped round their necks.The Island Mystery|George A. Birmingham
After the first greetings they pointed to their father and then to my house, saying "Vino," and making the sign of drinking.The Backwoodsman|Various
In Italy the vino d'Asti is excellent, but this is still better.A Russian Proprietor|Lyof N. Tolstoi
In vino veritas, said Roman philosophy, and builded better than it knew.A New Atmosphere|Gail Hamilton
The Mexicans call it “vino divino;” but, admirable as may be its qualities, it needs to be very temperately used.Some Heroes of Travel|W. H. Davenport Adams