[ vahy-ney-shuh s ]
/ vaɪˈneɪ ʃəs /


of, relating to, or resembling wine or grapes.
of the color of red wine.

Origin of vinaceous

From the Latin word vīnāceus, dating back to 1680–90. See wine, -aceous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for vinaceous

/ (vaɪˈneɪʃəs) /


of, relating to, or containing wine
having a colour suggestive of red wine

Word Origin for vinaceous

C17: from Late Latin vīnāceus, from Latin vīnum wine
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