American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having the color of red wine.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to wine or grapes.
- Wine-colored; claret-colored; red, like wine.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Belonging to, or like, wine or grapes.
- adj. Of the color of wine, especially of red wine.
- adj. of the color of wine
- adj. of or relating to wine
- From Late Latin vinaceus, from Latin vinum. (Wiktionary)
- From Latin vīnāceus, refuse from wine pressing, from vīnum, wine. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Abundant species recorded during May to June include crested black tit Parus melanolophus, yellow-bellied fantail flycatcher Rhipidura hypoxantha, orange-flanked bush robin Erithacus cyanurus, bluefronted redstart Phoenicurus frontalis, Indian tree pipit Anthus hodgsoni, vinaceous breasted pipit A. roseatus, common rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus, and nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes.”
“Wege & Long identified within Atlantic dry forests five key areas (Parnaguá and Corrente; Coribe; Palmas de Monte Alto; Itacarambi and Mocambinho; and Brejo do Amparo) that are important for conservation of six globally threatened birds (hyacinth macaw, Anodorhynchus hyacithinus; vinaceous amazon, Amazona vinacea; golden-capped parakeet, Aratinga auricapilla; moustached woodcreeper, Xiphocolaptes falcirostris; great xenops, Megaxenops paranaguae; and minas gerais tyrannulet, Phylloscartes roquettei).”
“The sizes of Nos. 32073-32077 and 31605-31606 (wing, 98. 0-101.5 mm., averaging 99.7 mm.), the bright yellow throat, and the vinaceous color of the hindneck characterize clearly the subspecies _diaphora_.”
“Some shook their heads with mock commiseration and hinted darkly that much learning had made him mad, while still others wondered audibly how any man, no matter how vinaceous his tendencies, could have seen fish walk so early in the day.”
“The = pileus = is convex to expanded, vinaceous cinnamon, to pinkish vinaceous or hazel in color.”
“The = gills = are vinaceous rufus to deep flesh color, strongly sinuate, and irregularly notched along the edge.”
“The = stem = tapers downward, is compact, whitish then yellow, saffron yellow, flesh vinaceous, viscid, and clothed more or less with reflexed (pointing downward) scales.”
“Very viscid, with a thick, tough viscid cuticle, cortina or veil viscid, and collapsing on the stem, forming coarse, walnut-brown or dark vinaceous reticulations, terminating abruptly near the gills, or reaching them.”
“Pinkish yellow or pinkish vinaceous (natural size).”
“The = pileus = is convex to nearly expanded, pale red, rose pink to vinaceous pink in color, and sometimes slightly tomentose.”
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