retsina

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɛtˈsiːnə/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(retsə nə, ret sēnə; Gk. re tsēnä)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ret•si•na  (retsə nə, ret sēnə; Gk. re tsēnä),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Winea strong, resinated white or red wine of Greece and Cyprus.
  • Medieval Latin resina resin
  • Modern Greek
  • 1935–40

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
retsina /rɛtˈsiːnə; ˈrɛtsɪnə/ n
  1. a Greek wine flavoured with resin
Etymology: Modern Greek, from Italian resina resin
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