vegetal

Lemma

vegetal

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

adjective

Definizione

A notable grassy or herbaceous "off" odor reminiscent of flavors such as bell pepper or asparagus. 1

Nota

An undesirable characteristic, wines that smell and taste vegetal are usually made from unripe grapes. In some wines, a subtle vegetable garden smell is pleasant and adds complexity, but if it is the predominant character, it is a major flaw. 2

Contesto

Red-wine variety grown on very limited acreage in Piedmonte region of Italy. Used to make a pale red wine with mildly spicy and vegetal flavors. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[ˈvɛdʒɪtl] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi

Synonyms = earthy, leafy, yeasty/yeastlike, herbacious. 5 6

Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin veget (āre) to quicken (seevegetate) and -al, a suffix with the general sense “of the kind of, pertaining to,having the form or character of” that named by the stem,occurring in loanwords from Latin (autumnal; natural; pastoral), and productive in English on the Latin model, usually with basesof Latin origin (accidental; seasonal; tribal). 4

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Corso di Laurea in Teorie e Tecniche della Mediazione Interlinguistica.

Data della scheda
Fri Oct 1 15:46:09 2010
Autore

Agnese Schena, rev. Chiara Barbagianni

Fonti

1 : «California reds», California reds, Wine glossary, (16/08/2010),

2 : «Erobertparker.com», Erobertparker.com, Wine Glossary, (16/08/2010),

3 : «Wineloverspage.com», Wineloverspage.com, (16/08/2010),

4 : «Dictionary.com», Dictionary.com, (12/10/2011),

5 : «Internet Wine Guide», Internet Wine Guide, (16/08/2010),

6 : «Winelabel.com», Winelabel.com, Wine Glossary, (16/08/2010),

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