vinery

noun

vin·​ery
ˈvīn-rē,
ˈvī-nə- How to pronounce vinery (audio)
plural vineries
: an area or building in which vines are grown

Examples of vinery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When an ancient tree was cleft by a storm, Topps repurposed the timber into a pergola for a seating area, and projects include the yearlong renovation of the vinery, installed by Joseph Paxton in the mid–19th century, that will showcase horticulture from the period. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, 15 Dec. 2021 Of the original seven acres, only a fragment remains today: Gone are Dr. Darwin’s vinery, his hothouse, his peach trees, the circular flower garden. Christoph Irmscher, WSJ, 20 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vinery was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Vinery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vinery. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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