Definition of Retsina

1. Noun. Greek wine flavored with resin.

Generic synonyms: Vino, Wine



Definition of Retsina

1. Noun. A Greek resinated white or rosé wine of a sort that has been produced for at least 2700 years. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Retsina

1. a resin-flavored Greek wine [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retsina

retrovirally
retroviridae infections
retroviridae proteins
retrovirology
retrovirus
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retrovision
retrude
retruded
retrusion
retrusive excursion
retrusive occlusion
retry
retrying
rets
retsina (current term)
retsina wine
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retteries
rettery
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retubed
retubes
retubing
retubings
retunable

Literary usage of Retsina

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1. Taken for Grantedby Michael W. Paulson by Michael W. Paulson (2005)
""They put me to sleep." "That's the idea! Now, take one." Reluctantly, he took the capsule from her and downed it with another gulp of retsina. ..."

2. Landscapes of the Southern Peloponnese by Michael Cullen (2003)
"... feta and olives, not forgetting a bottle of cold water or retsina, and you can have an authentic Greek salad in an authentic Greek setting. ..."

3. The Chrysokamino Metallurgy Workshop and Its Territory by Philip P. Betancourt (2006)
"... and has been previously noted in pottery sherds as a marker for Aleppo pine,17 used to flavor retsina. 2-Ethylhexanoic acid has a number of possible ..."

4. Greece: The Mainland, Poloponnest by Wolfgang Josing (2000)
"Everyone at Mr. P.'s table drinks wine; preferably retsina, a wine flavored with resin straight from the ..."

5. Notes on the Recent Murders by Brigands in Greece by Iōannēs Gennadios (1870)
"... retsina, as far as Daou in the Demos of Marathon. "In informing you of this suspicion, we instruct you that strict search be made by an adequate ..."

6. Tunisia by Ken Bernstein (2002)
"Muscat sec de Kelibia, an original white reminiscent of retsina. Chateau Feriani, a full-bodied red from the "cote d'Utica". Haul Mornag, a dry, light red. ..."

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