vino-, vin-, vini-

(Latin: wine, grape juice)

invinate (verb), invinates; invinated; invinating
To embody in wine with reference to the Roman Catholic doctrine of transubstantiation or the doctrine that the whole substance of the bread and the wine changes into the body and blood of Christ when consecrated in the Eucharist.
invination (s) (noun), invinations (pl)
The inclusion or embodiment of the blood of Christ in the religious Communion of wine: "Invinations of the presence of Christ's blood in sanctified wine is part of many different Christian groups."
vignettist (s) (noun), vignettists (pl)
vinaceous (adjective), more vinaceous, most vinaceous
Relating to the reddish color of wine; wine-colored: The grape juice Jack ordered at the restaurant was of a vinaceous hue or shade.
vine (s) (noun), vines (pl)
1. Plants that have weak stems that get their support by climbing, twining, creeping along a surface and clinging to whatever is available.
2. Etymology: from Old French vigne, which came from Latin vinea, "vine, vineyard"; from vinum, "wine"; from an Italic noun related to words for "wine" in Greek.
vine (verb), vines; vined; vining
vinegar (s) (noun), vinegars (pl)
1. A sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative: Vinegar can be made by certain bacteria operating on sugar-water solutions directly, without intermediary conversion to ethanol.

2. A sour liquid consisting of dilute and impure acetic acid, obtained by acetous fermentation from wine, cider, beer, ale, etc.; used as a condiment, preservative, etc.: Vinegar is a sour-tasting liquid made from the oxidation of ethanol in wine, cider, beer, fermented fruit juice, or nearly any other liquid containing alcohol.
3. In pharmacy, a solution of a medicinal substance in dilute acetic acid: Vinegar, as a diluted acetic acid, is a colorless and pungent liquid used in making pharmaceuticals and plastics.
4. A descriptive term for sour or irritable speech, manner, or countenance: The audience recognized a note of vinegar in the speaker's voice.
5. Informal for vigor; high spirits; vim: The children were full of vinegar and enthusiasm just before taking off for the day trip to the fun park.
6. Etymology: a word that comes from Old French vinaigre, meaning "sour wine"; based on Latin vinum, "wine" + acer, "sour".
vinegarish (adjective), more vinegarish, most vinegarish
1. Referring to something tasting slightly like vinegar: When Jill opened the can of beans for dinner, she noticed a vinegarish odor arising, and thought that she shouldn't use it and threw it away.
2. Descriptive of an ill-tempered individual: The old woman next-door seemed to be quite vinegarish with an unpleasant and disagreeable disposition.
vinegary (adjective), more vinegary, most vinegary
1. Sour; tangy; tart: When Sam made the salad it had quite a vinegary taste but the guests didn't complain.
2. Descriptive of a person who is bitter or unhappy: The two vinegary old men in the bar were arguing and bickering so much that the barkeeper finally threw them out!
3. A liquid that has turned sour by fermentation: A vinegary beverage contains acetic acid and can be made from apples or grapes, as with wine or cider vinegar, or from barley or oats, for example malt vinegar.
vinery (s) (noun), vineries (pl)
A vineyard for grapevines or a plantation of grape-bearing vines, grown mainly for winemaking: A vinery is also a source for raisins, table grapes, and non-alcoholic grape juice.
vineyard (s) (noun), vineyards (pl)
A place where grapevines are grown typically to produce grapes used in winemaking.
vinic (adjective), more vinic, most vinic
1. Relating to or contained in or derived from wine.
2 .Etymology: from Latin vinum, "wine".
vinicultural (adjective), more vinicultural, most vinicultural
viniculture (s) (noun), vinicultures (pl)
The growth of grapes for the production of wine and for eating.
viniculturist (s) (noun), viniculturists (pl)