vendange

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French vendange.

Noun[edit]

vendange (plural vendanges)

  1. The annual grape harvest, especially in France.
    • 1978, Lawrence Durrell, Livia, Faber & Faber 1992 (Avignon Quintet), p. 534:
      ‘I could, of course, stay until after the vendanges, if I wished,’ said the Prince.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vīndēmia, from vīnum (wine) + dēmō (take off or away, remove), from de (of; from, away from) + emō (acquire, obtain).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vendange f (plural vendanges)

  1. vintage

Verb[edit]

vendange

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vendanger
  2. third-person singular present indicative of vendanger
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of vendanger
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of vendanger
  5. second-person singular imperative of vendanger

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