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noun Distilling.
  1. the residuum in a still after distillation; slop.
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Origin of vinasse

< French < Provençal vinassa < Latin vīnācea, feminine of vīnāceus vinaceous
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Historical Examples

  • The utilisation of the “vinasse” for this purpose was made known by Camille Vincent of Paris in 1878.


    Raphael Meldola

British Dictionary definitions for vinasse


  1. the residue left in a still after distilling spirits, esp brandy
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Word Origin

C20: from French
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