vendange

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French vendange.

NounEdit

vendange (plural vendanges)

  1. The annual grape harvest, especially in France.
    • 1978, Lawrence Durrell, Livia, Faber & Faber 1992 (Avignon Quintet), p. 534:
      ‘I could, of course, stay until after the vendanges, if I wished,’ said the Prince.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vīndēmia, from vīnum (wine) + dēmō (take off or away, remove), from de (of; from, away from) + emō (acquire, obtain).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vendange f (plural vendanges)

  1. vintage

VerbEdit

vendange

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vendanger
  2. third-person singular present indicative of vendanger
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of vendanger
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of vendanger
  5. second-person singular imperative of vendanger
Last modified on 29 August 2013, at 00:33