Pronunciation: (vī'nus), [key]
1. of, resembling, or containing wine.
2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of wine: a vinous fragrance.
3. produced by, indicative of, or given to indulgence in wine.
4. wine red; wine-colored: a vinous hue.
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