Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or made with wine.
  • adjective Affected or caused by the consumption of wine.
  • adjective Having the color of wine.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the qualities of wine: as, a vinous flavor; pertaining to wine or its manufacture.
  • In zoology, wine-colored; vinaceous.
  • Caused by wine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to wine; having the qualities of wine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to or having the characteristics of wine.
  • adjective Tending to drink wine excessively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to wine

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin vīnōsus, from vīnum, wine.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin vinosus, from vīnum ("wine").

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