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Borrowed from Late Latin vinaceus, from Latin vinum.

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vinaceous (comparative more vinaceous, superlative most vinaceous)

  1. Containing wine.
  2. Of the colour of red wine.
    • 1917, Peter Walter Claassen, Raymond Hill Beamer, Studies in Kansas Insects, page 116:
      Caudal femora of the lighter general color inclined to vinaceous pink on the ventral portion of the lateral face, dorsal and bounding carinae of the paginae sparsely beaded, face of the paginae suffused with the dark color, []

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