Definition of steen in English:

steen

(also stein)

Pronunciation /stɪən//stiːn/

noun

mass noun
  • 1A variety of white grape grown in South Africa.

    • ‘It needed to concentrate on more popular white varietals such as Chardonnay and, especially, Sauvignon Blanc rather than the insipid steen (Chenin Blanc).’
    1. 1.1 The wine made from the steen grape.
    2. 1.2 A blended semi-sweet white wine, typically containing steen grapes.

Origin

South African Dutch, elliptically from steendruiven, literally ‘stone grapes’.

Pronunciation

steen

/stɪən//stiːn/