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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: vendenge, from Latin vindemia, from vinum 'wine, grapes' + demere 'to take off'

vintage

2 noun
     
Related topics: Drink
vintage2
1DFD [countable] a particular year or place in which a wine is made, or the wine itself
2

of recent vintage

having happened or started not very long ago:
There are some classic songs on the album, but most are of more recent vintage.

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