How to use Vinous in a sentence

vinous
  • Flowers are a deep vinous purple, with pinkish spurs.

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  • The provision of the law permitting the sale of whisky for medicinal, scientific or mechanical purposes was repealed by a law of 1909 prohibiting the sale, manufacture or barter of spirituous, malt, vinous or any other intoxicating liquors within the state.

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  • It possesses a somewhat pleasant vinous odour and a burning aromatic taste; it is a highly acrid poison.

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  • A crystalline saccharine principle, Sorbitol, which does not undergo the vinous fermentation, has also been found in the fruit.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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