viniferous

[vahy-nif-er-uh s, vi-]

adjective

suitable for or used in winemaking: a viniferous variety of grape.

Nearby words

  1. vinho verde,
  2. vini-,
  3. vinic,
  4. viniculture,
  5. vinifera,
  6. vinification,
  7. vinificator,
  8. vinify,
  9. vinland,
  10. vinnitsa

Origin of viniferous

1825–35; < Latin vīnifer (see vini-, -fer) + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for viniferous

viniferous

adjective

wine-producing
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