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vinasse

[vi-nas] /vɪˈnæs/
noun, Distilling.
1.
the residuum in a still after distillation; slop.
Origin of vinasse
< French < Provençal vinassa < Latin vīnācea, feminine of vīnāceus vinaceous
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  • The utilisation of the “vinasse” for this purpose was made known by Camille Vincent of Paris in 1878.

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vinasse

/vɪˈnæs/
noun
1.
the residue left in a still after distilling spirits, esp brandy
Word Origin
C20: from French
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