Pinot Noir also pinot noir (nwär)
1. A variety of grape originally grown in the Burgundy region of France that is used to make red wine.
2. A dry red wine made from this grape.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The American Heritage Dictionary Blog
Check out our blog, updated regularly, for new words and revised definitions, interesting images from the 5th edition, discussions of usage, and more.