vinify

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verb vin·i·fy \ˈvi-nə-ˌfī, ˈvī-\

Definition of vinify

vinified

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vinifying

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make wine from (grapes often of a specified kind)

  3. 2 :  to make (wine) from grapes

Origin and Etymology of vinify

probably back-formation from vinification


First Known Use: 1969

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