Muscadel
Muscadel Mus"ca*del`, muscadelle mus"ca*delle, n. [It. moscadello, moscatello, LL. muscatellum or muscadellum (sc. vinum), fr. muscatellus nutmeglike, dim. of muscatus smelling like musk, muscatum and muscata (sc. nux) nutmeg: cf. F. muscadelle, fr. Italian. See {Musk} and cf. {Moschatel}, {Muscardin}, {Muscat}, {Nutmeg}.] See {Muscatel}, n. [1913 Webster]

Quaffed off the muscadel. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • muscadel — /mus keuh del /, n. muscatel. Also, muscadelle. * * * …   Universalium

  • muscadel — n. Bordeaux wine produced from muscat grapes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • muscadel — n.; (also muscadine) Muscat, muscatel …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • muscadel — mus·ca·del …   English syllables

  • muscadel — /mʌskəˈdɛl/ (say muskuh del) noun → muscatel (def. 1). Also, muscadelle …   Australian English dictionary

  • muscadelle — Muscadel Mus ca*del , muscadelle mus ca*delle, n. [It. moscadello, moscatello, LL. muscatellum or muscadellum (sc. vinum), fr. muscatellus nutmeglike, dim. of muscatus smelling like musk, muscatum and muscata (sc. nux) nutmeg: cf. F. muscadelle,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muscatel — noun Etymology: Middle English muskadell, from Medieval Latin muscadellum, from Old Occitan muscadel, from muscadel resembling musk, from muscat Date: 15th century 1. a sweet fortified wine from muscat grapes 2. a raisin from muscat grapes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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