vintage etymology

English word vintage comes from Latin demo (I remove, take away, or subtract.), Latin vinum ((figuratively) a grapevine. (figuratively) grapes. Wine.)

Detailed word origin of vintage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
demo Latin (lat) I remove, take away, or subtract.
vinum Latin (lat) (figuratively) a grapevine. (figuratively) grapes. Wine.
vindemiam Latin (lat)
vendenge Old French (fro) Vintage (harvesting of a grape crop and the initial pressing of juice for winemaking).
vendenge Anglo-Norman (xno)
vintage English (eng) (transitive) To harvest (grapes).. (transitive) To make (wine) from grapes. The harvesting of a grape crop and the initial pressing of juice for winemaking.. The year or place in which something is produced.. The yield of grapes or wine from a vineyard or district during one season.. Wine, especially high-quality, identified as to year and vineyard or district of origin. (attributively) [...]

Words with the same origin as vintage

Descendants of vinum
brandy burgundy vine vineyard wine