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noun wine pronunciation in British English /waɪn/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] an alcoholic drink made from grapes. Wine that is dark purple is called red wine, light yellow wine is called white wine, and pink wine is rosé wine
    a bottle of wine
    two glasses of sweet white wine
    1. a.
      [countable] a type of wine
      Spanish wines
    2. b.
      [countable] a glass of wine
      I’ll have a red wine, please.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] a similar alcoholic drink made from any fruit or plant
    elderberry wine


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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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