Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to wine; wine- producing.

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Usage examples "vinous":

  1. Over a first delicate and vinous- coloured tunic she passed a second embroidered with birds' feathers. - "Salammbo", Gustave Flaubert.
  2. The berries are capable of undergoing vinous fermentation, and affording alcohol by distillation. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  3. I recommend that all taxes from internal sources be abolished, except those collected from spirituous, vinous, and malt liquors, tobacco in its various forms, and from stamps. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.