oenology
oenological /een'l oj"i keuhl/, adj.oenologist, n.
/ee nol"euh jee/, n.
the science of viniculture.
Also, enology.
[1805-15; < Gk oîn(os) WINE + -O- + -LOGY]

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Oenology — Oenology,[p] œnology (BrE), or enology (AmE) is the science and study of all aspects of wine and winemaking except vine growing and grape harvesting, which is a subfield called viticulture. “Viticulture oenology” is a common designation for… …   Wikipedia

  • OEnology — [OE]*nol o*gy, n. [Gr. ? wine + logy.] Knowledge of wine, scientific or practical. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oenology — (n.) 1827, from OENO (Cf. oeno ) wine + LOGY (Cf. logy). Related: Oenological; oenologist …   Etymology dictionary

  • oenology — [ē näl′ə jē] n. [< Gr oinos, wine (see VINE) + LOGY] the science or study of wines and winemaking oenological [ē΄nə läj′i kəl] adj. oenologist n …   English World dictionary

  • oenology — noun /iˈnɑlədʒi/ The scientific study of and winemaking. Even though I cant drink wine, I can still study oenology and enjoy knowing about the great wines of the world …   Wiktionary

  • oenology — variant of enology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oenology — see WINE …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • oenology —  / enology  Study of wines. A connoisseur is an oenophile. oeuvre. An artist’s body of work …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • oenology — study of wines Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • oenology — oen·o·lo·gy || ɪː nÉ‘lÉ™dʒɪ / nÉ’ n. study of wine and winemaking (also enology) …   English contemporary dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”