Pi·not (pēnō, pē-nō) also pi·not (pēnō, pē-nō)
1. Any of several red or white grapes originating in France and including Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio, and Pinot Noir.
2. A red or white wine made from these grapes.
[French, variant of pineau, diminutive of pin, pine tree (from the likeness of the dense, pointed clusters of Pinot grapes to pinecones ), from Latin pīnus; see peiə- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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