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varietal definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a wine made principally from one grape and carrying the name of that grape [syn: varietal, varietal wine] [ant: generic, generic wine]

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Date: 1866 1. of, relating to, or characterizing a variety <varietal names>; also being a variety in distinction from an individual or species 2. of, relating to, or producing a varietal II. noun Date: 1950 a wine bearing the name of the principal grape from which it is made

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 esp. Bot. & Zool. of, forming, or designating a variety. 2 (of wine) made from a single designated variety of grape. Derivatives: varietally adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Varietal Va*ri"e*tal, a. Of or pertaining to a variety; characterizing a variety; constituting a variety, in distinction from an individual or species. Perplexed in determining what differences to consider as specific, and what as varietal. --Darwin.



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