Definition of Pramnian in US English:

Pramnian

adjective

  • Designating or relating to a type of ancient Greek wine, (probably) originally from the neighbourhood of Smyrna.

noun

  • Pramnian wine.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Philemon Holland (1552–1637), translator. From classical Latin Pramnium Pramnian wine (Pliny; use as noun (short for Pramnium vinum) of neuter of Pramnius, adjective (not otherwise attested) from ancient Greek Πράμνιος (in Πράμνιος οἶνος Pramnian wine)) + -an.

Pronunciation

Pramnian

/ˈpramnɪən/