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Definition of the noun Parrina

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Parrina is a genus of Hauerinidae, described by Cushman in 1931.

Parrina is a genus of Tubinellinae, described by Cushman in 1931.


Parrina is a small Italian Denominazione di Origine Controllata comprising parts of the commune of Orbetello in the province of Grosseto, Tuscany. The DOC was awarded in 1971, and extends to 110.33 hectares with about 20 wine producers, the largest of which, by far, is Antica Fattoria La Parrina. The DOC originally allowed only the use of Italian varieties such as Trebbiano, Sangiovese and Ansonica, but an amendment in 1986 recognised emerging trends in allowing the use of Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. About 50% of the wine production is white, 35% red, and 15% rosato. The name "Parrina" may originate from the Castilian word for a pergola on which vines or figs are grown. Others argue the area took its name from the Parrini order which had a monastery here in the twelfth century.

Phrases with Parrina

  1. Parrina bradyi
  2. species Parrina bradyi
  3. genus Parrina

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Google previewThe Food and Wine Lover's Companion to Tuscany (2002)

by Carla Capalbo

After about 2 kms, turn right onto the eucalyptus-lined dirt road leading to the farm La Parrina is a lovely estate. Set in the low hills north of Orbetello, the picturesque farm buildings are framed by orchards and rose-covered walls. A well-run ...

Google previewHugh Johnson's Pocket Encyclopedia of Wine 2001 (2010)

by Hugh Johnson

Parrina Tus Doc r w x+ Grand estate nr the classy resorts of Argentario, STUSCANY.

Google previewEnglish-Maltese Dictionary (1885)

by S. Mamo

Parrina. Godson, n. Filyozz. Goggle, vi. Taqleb, tberraq gai- neik. Gold, n. Deheb. Golden, a. Tad-deheb ; mdieheb. Goldfinch, n. Gardell. Gold-fish, n. Huta tal ilma hela. Gondola, п. Gondla (dgaiea). Gondolier, n. Tal gondla (barklor). Good, п.

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language: Ine-Rhe (1897)

by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

PL : Parrina, a sub-family of Uallidie. Jao-a-ran-da, s. [The Brazilian name of one species J. brasiliana.] 1. Bot. : A genus of Bignoniacere. It consists of South American trees with showy flowers in terminal panicles. Jacaranda jiro- cent and ...

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Scrabble value of P3A1R1R1I1N1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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