How to use Vinous in a sentence
Flowers are a deep vinous purple, with pinkish spurs.
The provision of the law permitting the sale of whisky for medicinal, scientific or mechanical purposes was repealed by a law of 1909 prohibiting the sale, manufacture or barter of spirituous, malt, vinous or any other intoxicating liquors within the state.
It possesses a somewhat pleasant vinous odour and a burning aromatic taste; it is a highly acrid poison.
A crystalline saccharine principle, Sorbitol, which does not undergo the vinous fermentation, has also been found in the fruit.
The flower is smaller than that of that Flag, and both falls and standards are vinous red-purple marked with darker veins, the standard being lighter in color than the fall, and its veins more conspicuous.Advertisement
It grows from 1 foot to 1 1/2 feet high, and has broad glaucous leaves and nodding flowers, greenish outside and vinous purple within.
It has a very interesting little variety called pumila, which is found wild in some of the Highland lakes, and which has the same vinous perfume as the type.
For he proved that the various changes occurring in the several processes of fermentation - as, for example, in the vinous, where alcohol is the chief product; in the acetous, where vinegar appears; and in the lactic, where milk turns sour - are invariably due to the presence and' growth of minute organisms called ferments.
One chief means employed by nature in accomplishing this object is the investment of those parts of the organism liable to be attacked with an armour-like covering of epidermis, periderm, bark, &c. The grape is proof against the inroads of the yeastplant so long as the husk is intact, but on the husk being injured the yeast-plant finds its way into the interior and sets up vinous fermentation of its sugar.