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PINOT NOIR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Pinot noir mean? 

PINOT NOIR (noun)
  The noun PINOT NOIR has 2 senses:

1. red wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Burgundy, France
2. dry red California table wine made from purple Pinot grapes

  Familiarity information: PINOT NOIR used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PINOT NOIR (noun)


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Meaning:

Red wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Burgundy, France

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Hypernyms ("Pinot noir" is a kind of...):

Pinot; Pinot grape (any of several purple or white wine grapes used especially for burgundies and champagnes)

Meronyms (substance of "Pinot noir"):

Pinot noir (dry red California table wine made from purple Pinot grapes)


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Meaning:

Dry red California table wine made from purple Pinot grapes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("Pinot noir" is a kind of...):

red wine (wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes)

Holonyms ("Pinot noir" is a substance of...):

Pinot noir (red wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Burgundy, France)


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