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vintner

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/ ˈvɪnt nər /
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noun

a person who makes wine or sells wines.

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Origin of vintner

1400–50; late Middle English vint(e)ner, derivative of vin(e)ter<Anglo-French; Old French vinetier<Medieval Latin vīnētārius, equivalent to Latin vīnēt(um) vineyard (vīn(um) wine + -ētum suffix denoting place where a given plant grows) + -ārius-ary
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British Dictionary definitions for vintner

vintner
/ (ˈvɪntnə) /

noun

a wine merchant

Word Origin for vintner

C15: from Old French vinetier, from Medieval Latin vīnētārius, from Latin vīnētum vineyard, from vīnum wine
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