Rhenish

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Etymology[edit]

From Rhine +‎ -ish (with the first element taking a Latinate form; see Rhenus).

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Rhenish (comparative more Rhenish, superlative most Rhenish)

  1. Pertaining to wine produced in the Rhine region. [from 14th c.]
  2. Pertaining to the Rhine river or region. [from 15th c.]

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Noun[edit]

Rhenish (uncountable)

  1. A wine from the area around the Rhine.
    He insists on drinking Rhenish from a Stein!
  2. The dialect of German spoken in the Rhineland

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