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[wahyn-kuhl-erd] /ˈwaɪnˌkʌl ərd/
of the color of wine; dark red.
Origin of wine-colored
First recorded in 1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Though the flowers are small, the contrast between their vivid coloring and the purple or wine-colored bracts is very effective.

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

    The Grapes of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • Skin variable in thickness, tough, contains a large amount of wine-colored pigment.

    The Grapes of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • A wine-colored mark streaked with red was spreading over my cheek.

    Woman Magdeleine Marx
  • The spots and flickers of wine-colored light vanished from the boughs.

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

    The Incendiary W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
  • The room beyond was the dining-room, richly paneled in wine-colored mahogany.

    The Princess Elopes Harold MacGrath
  • This morning Clara was tying a wine-colored ribbon about her throat when Johanna appeared with her coffee.

  • This one has got wine-colored eyes,—'n' that 's the reason they turn a fellah's head, I suppose.

    The Professor at the Breakfast Table Oliver Wendell Holmes (Sr.)
  • Aurora, in a wine-colored cloth bordered with bands of black fox, tendered a basket heaped with fruit.

    Aurora the Magnificent Gertrude Hall

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