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vinify

[ vin-uh-fahy ]

verb (used with object)

, vin·i·fied, vin·i·fy·ing.
  1. to produce (a type of wine) by vinification:

    to vinify champagne entirely from white grapes.

  2. to convert (grapes or other fruit) into wine.


verb (used without object)

, vin·i·fied, vin·i·fy·ing.
  1. to make wine.
  2. to undergo the winemaking process:

    Some juices vinify more quickly than others.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of vinify1

First recorded in 1965–70; vini- + -fy

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