zinfandel

[ zin-fuhn-del ]
/ ˈzɪn fənˌdɛl /

noun

a black vinifera grape, grown in California.
a dry red wine made from this grape in California.

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Origin of zinfandel

First recorded in 1895–1900; origin uncertain

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British Dictionary definitions for zinfandel

Zinfandel
/ (ˈzɪnfənˌdɛl) /

noun

a Californian wine grape originally transplanted from Europe and producing a quick-maturing fruity red wine

Word Origin for Zinfandel

C19: of unknown origin
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