- Rhine wine
- nounany of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)• Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain• Hypernyms: ↑white wine• Hyponyms: ↑Riesling, ↑liebfraumilch
* * *\\ˈrīn-\ nounUsage: usually capitalized REtymology: rhine from Rhine, river in western Europe flowing from Switzerland through Germany and the Netherlands into the North sea1. : a wine that is produced in the valley of the Rhine; especially : one that is light-bodied, dry, and white and that averages 7 to 10 percent ethyl alcohol by volume2. : a wine that is similar to the white wine of the Rhine but is produced elsewhere (as in California or New York state)
* * *1. any of numerous varieties of wine produced in the Rhine valley.2. any of a class of white wines, mostly light, still, and dry.[1835-45]
* * *Rhine wine nounWine made from grapes grown in the Rhine valley, esp hock• • •Main Entry: ↑Rhine
* * *Rhine wine «ryn»,1. wine produced in he valley of the Rhine. Most Rhine wines are light, dry, white wines.2. a similar wine made elsewhere.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.