Saturday, July 4, 2009


vinous \ˈvī-nəs\ adjective: 1. of, relating to, or made with wine {vinous medications}, 2. showing the effects of the use of wine, 3. of the color of red wine; vinaceous

Etymology: Middle English, from Latin vinosus, from vinum wine

And the reddish-purple color burgundy is so called from its resemblance to the wine of the same name.

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