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 (vī-nā′shəs, vĭ-)
Having the color of red wine.

[From Latin vīnāceus, refuse from wine pressing, from vīnum, wine.]
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1. (Brewing) of, relating to, or containing wine
2. (Colours) having a colour suggestive of red wine
[C17: from Late Latin vīnāceus, from Latin vīnum wine]
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(vaɪˈneɪ ʃəs)

1. of or resembling wine or grapes.
2. of the color of red wine.
[1680–90; < Latin vīnāceus. See vine, -aceous]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vinaceous - of or relating to winevinaceous - of or relating to wine    
2.vinaceous - of the color of winevinaceous - of the color of wine      
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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