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noun, plural vin·er·ies.
  1. a place or enclosure in which vines, especially grapevines, are grown.
  2. vines collectively.
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Origin of vinery

1375–1425; vine + -ery, replacing late Middle English vinary < Medieval Latin vīnārium, noun use of neuter of Latin vīnārius of wine; see -ary
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Historical Examples of vinery

  • The vinery was of their own designing, and of extraordinary interest.

    The Freelands

    John Galsworthy

  • He had a pine-house built 68 feet in length and a vinery 140 feet.

  • This temperature can be obtained in any green-house or vinery.

    Parsons on the Rose

    Samuel Browne Parsons

  • Then, by the side of the vinery, is growing a little row of Indian Corn.

  • They grew in the vinery at Rotherwood, and had been the pride of her father and of the head-gardener.

British Dictionary definitions for vinery


noun plural -eries
  1. a hothouse for growing grapes
  2. another name for a vineyard
  3. vines collectively
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