Origin of vinaceous
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The gills are vinaceous rufus to deep flesh color, strongly sinuate, and irregularly notched along the edge.
The pileus is convex to nearly expanded, pale red, rose pink to vinaceous pink in color, and sometimes slightly tomentose.
The pileus is convex to expanded, vinaceous cinnamon, to pinkish vinaceous or hazel in color.
The underlying spots are in pale shades of "vinaceous drab."
"Snuff brown," "vinaceous drab," or "brownish drab" under spots or blotches often occur.
- of, relating to, or containing wine
- having a colour suggestive of red wine
C17: from Late Latin vīnāceus, from Latin vīnum wine