Origin of winy
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Their color is green; they have a juicy pulp, winey in taste, slightly acid, and more astringent than the Brassicana.
Chrisfield squinted at it through the boughs of the apple trees laden with apples that gave a winey fragrance to the crisp air.Three Soldiers
John Dos Passos
They have a very acid flavor, with a certain pleasantness and a winey juice.
Their busy, idle day took them on; they were now in bare, heathy country with the breathing, winey air.Foes
The streams of California are not like the streams of New England, clear and deep with winey brown depths.Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway
Effie Price Gladding
- winier or winiest having the taste or qualities of wine
- a variant spelling of winey
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