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 Old French vendenge, 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 (yield of grapes for wine-making)
  2. (by extension) grapes harvested for wine-making
  3. (chiefly plural) grape harvesting season

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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