vinosity

[ vahy-nos-i-tee ]
/ vaɪˈnɒs ɪ ti /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. vinnytsya,
  2. vino,
  3. vino de pasto,
  4. vino-,
  5. vinometer,
  6. vinous,
  7. vins,
  8. vinson,
  9. vinson massif,
  10. vinson, frederick moore

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

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British Dictionary definitions for vinosity

vinosity

/ (vɪˈnɒsɪtɪ) /

noun

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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