American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or made with wine.
- adj. Affected or caused by the consumption of wine.
- adj. Having the color of wine.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the qualities of wine: as, a vinous flavor; pertaining to wine or its manufacture.
- In zoology, wine-colored; vinaceous.
- Caused by wine.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to wine; having the qualities of wine.
- adj. of or relating to wine
- From Latin vinosus, from vīnum ("wine"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin vīnōsus, from vīnum, wine. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The first fermentation in cider is termed the vinous; in this the sugar is decomposed, and loses its sweetness, and is converted into alcohol; if the fermentation goes on too rapidly, the cider is injured; a portion of alcohol passes off with the carbonic acid.”
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“He is the last gentleman, that I know of, of that old school that used to import their own wine and lay it down annually themselves, -- their bins forming a kind of vinous calendar suggestive of great events.”
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“He and Mr. Stuckey travel to Italy several times a year to immerse themselves in the country's vinous and gastronomic culture.”
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