vino

[vee-noh]

Origin:
1895–1900; < Italian: wine

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vino-

variant of vini-.

in vino veritas

[in wee-noh we-ri-tahs; English in vahy-noh ver-i-tas, -tahs, vee-noh]
Latin.
in wine there is truth.
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in vino veritas (ɪn ˈviːnəʊ ˈvɛrɪˌtæs)
 
in wine there is truth; people speak the truth when they are drunk

vino (ˈviːnəʊ)
 
n , pl -nos
an informal word for wine
 
[jocular use of Italian or Spanish vino]

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vino
"inferior wine," 1919, colloquial, from It. and Sp. word for "wine," from L. vinum (see vine).
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in vino veritas [(in vee-noh ver-ee-tahs)]

A Latin phrase suggesting that people are more likely to say what they really feel under the influence of alcohol. It means, “There is truth in wine.”

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Example sentences
But, turns out one of the scientists who told us downing vino would make us live longer falsified and fabricated data.
Two nights' accommodation is included as is the vino and fresh flowers.
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