Riesling

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Riesling ‎(plural Rieslings)

  1. A variety of grape grown especially in Germany and other relatively cool areas.
  2. A white wine made from this grape (often slightly sweet).

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Riesling grape
Riesling white wine

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Of uncertain origin.

There are several written references to the variety of grape dating from the 15th century.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʀiːslɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: Ries‧ling

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Riesling m ‎(genitive Rieslings, plural Rieslinge)

  1. (singular only) Riesling grape (A variety of grape grown especially in Germany and other relatively cool areas)
  2. Riesling (A white wine made from Riesling grapes)

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  • Riesling” in canoo.net
  • Riesling” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Riesling in Duden online
  • Riesling” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon