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n. pl. vi·nos·i·ties
The distinctive body, color, and taste of wine.

[Late Latin vīnōsitās, from Latin vīnōsus, vinous; see vinous.]
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(Brewing) the distinctive and essential quality and flavour of wine
[C17: from Late Latin vīnōsitas, from Latin vīnōsus vinous]
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(vaɪˈnɒs ɪ ti)

the characteristics of a wine, esp. its distinctive taste.
[1615–25; < Late Latin vīnōsitās taste of wine; see vinous, -ity]
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