Today’s Word : oenophile

Word: oenophile

PRONUNCIATION:

(EE-nuh-fyl) 

MEANING:

noun: Someone who enjoys wine, especially as a connoisseur.
ETYMOLOGY:

From Greek oinos (wine), + -phile (love). Earliest documented use: 1930.
USAGE:

“While I am more than happy to drink wine of all nations and colours, my husband Don is the family oenophile.”
Ann Morrison; Confessions of an Underqualified Oenophile; Financial Times (London, UK); Jun 10, 2006.

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courtesy: wordsmith

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