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vinaceous

[ vahy-ney-shuhs ]
/ vaɪˈneɪ ʃəs /
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adjective
of, relating to, or resembling wine or grapes.
of the color of red wine.
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Origin of vinaceous

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

vinaceous
/ (vaɪˈneɪʃəs) /

adjective
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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