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vinaceous

[vahy-ney-shuh s]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or resembling wine or grapes.
  2. of the color of red wine.

Origin of vinaceous

From the Latin word vīnāceus, dating back to 1680–90. See wine, -aceous
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vinaceous

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or containing wine
  2. having a colour suggestive of red wine

Word Origin

C17: from Late Latin vīnāceus, from Latin vīnum wine
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