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vinasse

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

    Coal

    Raphael Meldola


British Dictionary definitions for vinasse

vinasse

noun
  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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