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wineglass

[ wahyn-glas, -glahs ]
/ ˈwaɪnˌglæs, -ˌglɑs /
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noun

a drinking glass, as a goblet, having a foot and a stem and used specifically for serving wine.

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Origin of wineglass

First recorded in 1700–10; wine + glass
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British Dictionary definitions for wineglass

wineglass
/ (ˈwaɪnˌɡlɑːs) /

noun

a glass drinking vessel, typically having a small bowl on a stem, with a flared foot
Also called: wineglassful the amount that such a glass will hold
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