oenophile etymology

English word oenophile comes from English -phile, Ancient Greek οἶνος

Detailed word origin of oenophile

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phile English (eng) Forming nouns and adjectives meaning "loving", "friendly", or "friend".
οἶνος Ancient Greek (grc)
oenophile English (eng) A person who has a fondness or appreciation for wine.

Words with the same origin as oenophile

Descendants of -phile
Hungarophile Indophile Londonphile Turcophile Xenaphile amphiphile capnophile coprophile entomophile gerontophile infracaninophile mesophile necrophile parthenophile pedophile pianophile pronucleophile psammophile redophile scopophile siderophile spankophile tobaccophile toxophile
Descendants of οἶνος
oeno- oenomancy oenomantic oenophilic