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vini- wine; wine grapes.
viniculture the craft of making wine, or of growing wine grapes.
vinifera of, designating, or derived from the most widely cultivated species of grape. [2 definitions]
vinification the process or method by which grapes are changed into wine.
vino (Italian; Spanish) wine.
vin ordinaire ordinary wine (French); an inexpensive wine commonly served with meals.
vinous of, relating to, or resembling wine. [3 definitions]
vin rosť pink wine (French); a wine made from certain red-skinned grapes; rosť wine.
vintage the yearly yield of grapes or wine from a particular vineyard or district. [7 definitions]
vintner a maker or seller of wine.
viny of, relating to, or resembling vines. [2 definitions]
vinyl a polymerized resin, or a tough, shiny plastic made from this resin.
vinyl chloride a colorless, flammable gas, used in the making of polyvinyl chloride.
vinyl plastic any of various plastics made from polymerized vinyl compounds or copolymers of vinyl and other resins, having a wide range of household and industrial uses.
viol any of a group of stringed instruments of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries having fretted necks and usu. six strings, and played with a curved bow. [2 definitions]
viola a four-stringed instrument of the violin family that is somewhat larger than a violin and tuned a fifth lower.
violable capable of being or likely to be violated.
viola da braccio a stringed instrument of the viol group that has a range similar to that of a viola.
viola da gamba a stringed instrument of the viol family, that is held between the knees like a cello, and that has a similar range.
viola d'amore a stringed instrument of the viol family, having not only gut strings that are bowed but also wire strings behind these that vibrate sympathetically.
violate to break or breach (a law, contract, covenant, or the like). [4 definitions]