vinery

[vahy-nuh-ree]

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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vinery

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