Definition of vinous
1 : of, relating to, or made with wine vinous medications
2 : showing the effects of the use of wine
3 : vinaceous
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SOME GRAPES, through no fault of their own, are the perennial plus-one, the second banana, the vinous add-on.
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Origin and Etymology of vinous
Middle English, from Latin vinosus, from vinum wine
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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