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vino

[vee-noh] /ˈvi noʊ/
noun, plural vinos. Informal.
1.
wine; specifically, red Italian wine, as chianti.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Italian: wine

vino-

1.
variant of vini-.

in vino veritas

[in wee-noh we-ri-tahs; English in vahy-noh ver-i-tas, -tahs, vee-noh] /ɪn ˈwi noʊ ˈwɛ rɪˌtɑs; English ɪn ˈvaɪ noʊ ˈvɛr ɪˌtæs, -tɑs, ˈvi noʊ/
Latin.
1.
in wine there is truth.
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  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for vino

vino

/ˈviːnəʊ/
noun (pl) -nos
1.
an informal word for wine
Word Origin
jocular use of Italian or Spanish vino

in vino veritas

/ɪn ˈviːnəʊ ˈvɛrɪˌtæs/
uknown
1.
in wine there is truth; people speak the truth when they are drunk
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Word Origin and History for vino
n.

"inferior wine," 1919, colloquial, from the Italian and Spanish word for "wine," from Latin vinum (see vine).

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vino in Culture
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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Slang definitions & phrases for vino

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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