/vuy nay"sheuhs/, adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling wine or grapes.
2. of the color of red wine.
[1680-90; < L vinaceus. See WINE, -ACEOUS]

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  • Vinaceous — Vi*na ceous (?; 277), a. [L. vinaceus. See {Vine}.] 1. Belonging to, or like, wine or grapes. [1913 Webster] 2. Of the color of wine, especially of red wine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vinaceous — [vī nā′shəs] adj. [L vinaceus < vinum: see VINE] 1. of or like wine or grapes 2. wine colored; red …   English World dictionary

  • vinaceous — adjective Etymology: Latin vinaceus of wine, from vinum wine more at wine Date: 1688 of the color of red wine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vinaceous — adjective a) containing wine. b) of the colour of red wine …   Wiktionary

  • vinaceous — wine coloured Colour Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • vinaceous — adj. similar to wine; containing wine; of nature of the wine; reddish, ruddy, red wine colored …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vinaceous — [vʌɪ neɪʃəs] adjective of the colour of red wine. Origin C17: from L. vinaceus (from vinum wine ) + ous …   English new terms dictionary

  • vinaceous — vi·na·ceous …   English syllables

  • vinaceous — vi•na•ceous [[t]vaɪˈneɪ ʃəs[/t]] adj. 1) vin of or resembling wine or grapes 2) of the color of red wine • Etymology: 1680–90; < L vīnāceus. See vine, aceous …   From formal English to slang

  • vinaceous — /vaɪˈneɪʃəs/ (say vuy nayshuhs), /və / (say vuh ) adjective 1. relating to, or resembling, wine or grapes. 2. wine coloured. {Latin vīnāceus} …   Australian English dictionary

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