οινόπνευμα

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Etymology[edit]

From οίνος (oínos, wine) +‎ πνεύμα (pnévma, spirit), calque of French esprit-de-vin. First attested 1831.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /iˈnopnevma/
  • Hyphenation: οι‧νό‧πνευ‧μα

Noun[edit]

οινόπνευμα (oinópnevman (plural οινοπνεύματα)

  1. surgical spirit, rubbing alcohol
  2. (chemistry) ethyl alcohol
  3. alcohol (intoxicating drink)

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