vinolent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vinolentus, from vinum ‘wine’.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vinolent (comparative more vinolent, superlative most vinolent)

  1. fond of drinking wine, especially to excess
    • Late 14th century: In wommen vinolent is no defence – / Þis knowen lecchours by experience. — Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Wife of Bath's Tale’, Canterbury Tales