the collective characteristics of a wine, especially its distinctive taste.

Origin of vinosity

1615–25; < Late Latin vīnōsitās taste of wine, equivalent to Latin vīnōs(us) vinous + -itās -ity
Related formsnon·vi·nos·i·ty, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for vinosity

crapulence, addiction, drunkenness, dipsomania, vinosity

British Dictionary definitions for vinosity



the distinctive and essential quality and flavour of wine

Word Origin for vinosity

C17: from Late Latin vīnōsitas, from Latin vīnōsus vinous
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