vinosity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1658 the characteristic body, flavor, and color of a wine

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  • Vinosity — Vi*nos i*ty, n. [L. vinositas: cf. F. vinosit[ e].] The quality or state of being vinous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vinosity — vīˈnäsəd.ē, ətē, i noun ( es) Etymology: Late Latin vinositas, from Latin vinosus of wine + itas ity : the characteristic body, flavor, and color of a wine similar in vinosity … but with a distinctive bouquet A.L.Simon …   Useful english dictionary

  • vinosity — /vuy nos i tee/, n. the collective characteristics of a wine, esp. its distinctive taste. [1615 25; < LL vinositas taste of wine, equiv. to L vinos(us) VINOUS + itas ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • vinosity — vi·nos·i·ty …   English syllables

  • vinosity — vi•nos•i•ty [[t]vaɪˈnɒs ɪ ti[/t]] n. vin the characteristics of a wine, esp. its distinctive taste • Etymology: 1615–25; < LL vīnōsitās taste of wine; see vinous, ity …   From formal English to slang

  • vinosity — /vəˈnɒsəti/ (say vuh nosuhtee), /vaɪ / (say vuy ) noun the essential quality or heart of the wine. {Late Latin vīnōsitās} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • vinous — adjective a) of the colour of red wine; vinaceous. Many congratulatory cases of wine arrived. The vinous flood continued for a week. b) relating to wine. See Also: vinosity …   Wiktionary

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  • vinous — [ vʌɪnəs] adjective of, resembling, or associated with wine. ↘resembling red wine in colour. Derivatives vinosity noun vinously adverb Origin ME: from L. vinum wine + ous …   English new terms dictionary

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