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wine-colored

[wahyn-kuhl-erd]
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  1. of the color of wine; dark red.
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Origin of wine-colored

First recorded in 1825–35
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for wine-colored

Historical Examples

  • It has large, pointed leaves, and the new growth is wine-colored.

    Fruits of the Hawaiian Islands

    Gerrit Parmile Wilder

  • Skin intermediate in thickness, tough with wine-colored pigment.

  • A wine-colored mark streaked with red was spreading over my cheek.

    Woman

    Magdeleine Marx

  • Waiters were serving refreshments, and a purple tea was poured into the wine-colored cups.

    The Incendiary

    W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy

  • Though the flowers are small, the contrast between their vivid coloring and the purple or wine-colored bracts is very effective.