Vidonia

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vidonia A dry white wine, of a tart flavor, produced in Teneriffe; -- called also Teneriffe.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vidonia A dry wine from the Canary Islands, formerly much in fashion in England.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Pg. vidonho, the quality of grapes, Sp. veduño,

Usage

In literature:

The dry is well known by the name of Vidonia, and the sweet as Malvasia.
"A Voyage Round the World, Vol. I" by James Holman
Vidonia } property of D.N.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
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