vinous

adjective vi·nous \ ˈvī-nəs \
|Updated on: 7 Jun 2018

Definition of vinous

1 : of, relating to, or made with wine
  • vinous medications
2 : showing the effects of the use of wine
3 : vinaceous

vinously

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of vinous

Middle English, from Latin vinosus, from vinum wine


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