2. A small perforated box for holding aromatic vinegar contained in a sponge, or a smelling bottle for
smelling salts; called also vinegarette.
3. A small, two-wheeled vehicle, like a Bath chair, to be drawn or pushed by a boy or man. [R.]
(Vin"ai*grous) a. [F. vinaigre vinegar.]
1. Resembling vinegar; sour.
2. Fig.: Unamiable; morose. Carlyle.
(Vi*nasse") n. [F.] (Chem.) The waste liquor remaining in the process of making beet sugar,
used in the manufacture of potassium carbonate.
(Vi*nat"i*co) n. [Pg. vinhatico.] Madeira mahogany; the coarse, dark-colored wood of the
(Vin*cen"tian) a. Of or pertaining to Saint Vincent de Paul, or founded by him. [R.]
(Vin*cen"tian), n. (R. C. Ch.) (a) Same as Lazarist. (b) A member of certain charitable
(Vin`ce*tox"in) n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort
(Vincetoxicum officinale, a plant of the Asclepias family) as a bitter yellow amorphous substance; called
also asclepiadin, and cynanchin.
(Vin`ci*bil"i*ty) n. The quality or state of being vincible, vincibleness.
Vincible ignorance (Theol.), ignorance within the individual's control and for which, therefore, he is
responsible before God.
(Vin"ci*ble) a. [L. vincibilis, fr. vincere to vanquish, conquer: cf. F. vincible. See Victor.]
Capable of being overcome or subdued; conquerable. "He, not vincible in spirit . . . drew his sword."
Hayward. "Vincible by human aid." Paley.
(Vin"ci*ble*ness), n. The quality or state of being vincible.
(Vinc"ture) n. [L. vinctura, fr. vincire, vinctum, to bind.] A binding. [Obs.]
(||Vin"cu*lum) n.; pl. L. Vincula E. Vinculums [L., from vincire, vinctum, to bind.]
1. A bond of union; a tie.
2. (Math.) A straight, horizontal mark placed over two or more members of a compound quantity, which
are to be subjected to the same operation, as in the expression x2 + y2 - x + y.
3. (Anat.) A band or bundle of fibers; a frænum.
4. (Zoöl.) A commissure uniting the two main tendons in the foot of certain birds.
(Vin*de"mi*al) a. [L. vindemialis, fr. vindemia a vintage. See Vintage.] Of or pertaining to
a vintage, or grape harvest. [R.]
(Vin*de"mi*ate) v. i. [L. vindemiare. See Vindemial.] To gather the vintage. [Obs.] Evelyn.
(Vin*de`mi*a"tion) n. [LL. vindemiatio.] The operation of gathering grapes. [Obs.] Bailey.