vinaceous

[vahy-ney-shuh s]

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

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or containing wine
  2. having a colour suggestive of red wine

Word Origin for vinaceous

C17: from Late Latin vīnāceus, from Latin vīnum wine
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