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Dionysos – A Gift of Abundance and Divine Inspiration
At the end of the summer the four elements have worked their alchemy; a good balance between fertile earth, air of the right temperature, the fire of the sun and gentle rain showers will now have resulted in an abundant harvest. Flowers proudly open up to the...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Reinforcement Effect and Displacement Trend: No Wine in Old Bottles?
Two phenomena concerning displacement--the reinforcement effect and the displacement trend--have been only meagerly investigated with virtually no further published studies of them since they were first reported decades ago. Because there appears to be...
Journal of Parapsychology >> vol 53, 1989
Sweet Woodruff
Botanical Name(s): Asperula odorata , Galium odoratum Species: Rubiaceae Also known as: Woodruff; 'Musk of the Woods' (french), Ladies-in-the-Hay (English), Sweet Grass (English), Waldmeister (German - meaning 'Master of the Wood') Description: Smooth; erect...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary S
Ostara - The Vernal Equimox
ABOUT OSTARA | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT OSTARA Ostara (pronounced Oh-star-ah) is also called Eostre, Easter, Vernal Equinox, Spring Equinox, and the First Day of Spring. This is the time of year when day & night are equal, and heralds the return of...
Holidays >> Ostara
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 19
Chapter 19 19:1 And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground; 19:2 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into...
Old Testament >> Genesis
Make Your Voice Heard As You Tread Gently On Our Mother Earth
Making Your Voice Heard Before buying crystals, remember to ask where the crystal comes from and how it was mined. A lot of crystals are strip mined, which is very harmful to the land, and when handled often have a feeling of being psychically fractured or...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual

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The Etymology of "Coffee": The Dark Brew Author(s): Alan S. Kaye
Amharic is 'wine', which is understandable due to the dark color. See Wolf Leslau , Etymological Dictionary of Gurage. (Ethiopic), Vol.
Studies in Etymology
Dregs of Our Forgotten Ancestors
'rice-wine' or 'rice-brandy.' ” “The ritual use [of the Soma plant] is at least of Proto-. Indo-Iranian origin, as revealed by the equivalent use in.
Word history of spices and condiments
as a flavoring and preserving agent. II). Etymological change.
Wine Specialty Group
Make sure you sign up for the Wine Tasting. Workshops on Etymology of Burgundy Vineyards and the one on Spanish Wines.

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Dear Crabby -- Wine etymology and feigned perplexity
After exhaustive research (reading the "wine history" entry at Wikipedia and Googling the phrase "red wine, white wine etymology"), I still don't know where or how that terminology originated.

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wine - Online Etymology Dictionary
The Online Etymology Dictionary Wein), an early borrowing from L. vinum " wine," from PIE *win-o-, from an Italic noun related to words for "wine" in Gk.
Wine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
wine - Wiktionary
This definition is lacking an etymology or has an incomplete etymology. You can help Wiktionary by giving it a proper etymology.
Google Answers: "dry wine" etymology
Why, and when, was the term "dry" ( fr: Vin sec) selected to mean . This is a nice summary of the information I was able to find with more.
What is the etymology of 'wine'
What is the etymology of 'wine'? Improve.

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