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[vahy-ney-shuh s]
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  1. of, relating to, or resembling wine or grapes.
  2. 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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  1. of, relating to, or containing wine
  2. having a colour suggestive of red wine
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Word Origin

C17: from Late Latin vīnāceus, from Latin vīnum wine
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