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Enophiles or Oenophiles?


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#1 Michdara

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 07:48 AM

I'm relatively new to the wine world, I've unfortunately had an allergic reaction to it for the last several years  so I've been out of the loop for quite a while.My job requires me to be a wine connoisseur so I'm brushing up on my terminologies :)

 

Which term is correct: enophiles or oenophiles? I'm finding that I see both of these spelling, oenophiles more commonly (and enophiles is underlined in red as a spelling mistake)

 

 



#2 annabelle

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 07:49 AM

I have only ever seen oenophile. 



#3 Shel_B

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 09:20 AM

Oenophile ...


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#4 Panaderia Canadiense

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 09:35 AM

Oenophile.  Enophile is a result of the incorrect elimination of the œ dipthong for modern readers, and results in an incorrect pronunciation to boot....


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