from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. fond of drinking wine, especially to excess
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Given to wine; drunken; intemperate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of wine.
From Latin vinolentus, from vinum ‘wine’. (Wiktionary)
According to World Wide Words from whence I got this word, Chaucer uses it in Canterbury Tales: “In woman vinolent is no defence, This knowen lecchours by experience.”