Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

vinum

[vahy-nuh m, vee-]
See more synonyms for vinum on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. (in prescriptions) a solution of a medicinal substance in wine.
Show More

Origin of vinum

From the Latin word vīnum wine
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for vinum

Historical Examples

  • Baudius called vin de beaulne, vinum deorum, the wine of the gods6.

    Ebrietatis Encomium

    Boniface Oinophilus

  • In vino veritas, said the ancients; and the principle holds good where there is no vinum, but only mild casserie.

    Green Mansions

    W. H. Hudson

  • Convivales ludi tota Perside regibus purpuratisque cordi sunt: Babylonii maxime in vinum & qu ebrietatem sequuntur effusi sunt.

  • Neutral saline mixture, chrystals of tartar, vinum chalybeat.

  • Sed illud quod in Litera Legis aquam sapiebat, dum spiritualiter intellgi fecit, aquam in Vinum convertit.