vin ordinaire

/vaonn nawrdd dee nerdd"/, pl. vins ordinaires /vaonn zawrdd dee nerdd"/. French.
inexpensive table wine, usually of unspecified origin.
[lit., ordinary wine]

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  • Vin ordinaire — Vin or di naire [F., lit., common wine.] A cheap claret, used as a table wine in France. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vin ordinaire — [van ō̂r dē ner′] n. [Fr, ordinary wine] any inexpensive wine routinely served with meals …   English World dictionary

  • vin ordinaire — [vavin ordinaire ˌɔ:dɪ nɛ:] noun (plural vins ordinaires) cheap table wine for everyday use. Origin Fr., lit. ordinary wine …   English new terms dictionary

  • vin ordinaire* — vin or•di•naire [[t]vɛ̃ nɔr diˈnɛr[/t]] n. pl. vins or•di•naires [[t]vɛ̃ zɔr diˈnɛr[/t]] vin French. inexpensive table wine, usu. of unspecified origin • Etymology: lit., ordinary wine …   From formal English to slang

  • vin ordinaire —  (Fr.) Inexpensive wine …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • vin ordinaire —    (venh ohr dee NAIR) [French: ordinary wine] A cheap table wine, often of unspecified origin …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • vin ordinaire — /væn ɔdəˈnɛə/ (say van awduh nair) noun a cheap wine generally for popular consumption. {French: common wine} …   Australian English dictionary

  • vin ordinaire —   n. n. common wine ; ordinary, cheap wine, especially cheap claret …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • vin ordinaire — n. cheap (usu. red) wine as drunk in France mixed with water. Etymology: F, = ordinary wine …   Useful english dictionary

  • ordinaire — [ ɔrdinɛr ] adj. et n. m. • 1348; « juge » 1260; lat. ordinarius I ♦ Adj. 1 ♦ Conforme à l ordre normal, habituel des choses; sans condition particulière. ⇒ 1. courant, habituel, normal, usuel. Le cours ordinaire des choses. ⇒ coutumier. Le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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