dessert wine
noun Date: 1773 a usually sweet wine typically served with dessert or afterward

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  • Dessert wine — Glass of Caluso passito, a raisin wine from Piedmont Dessert wines are sweet wines typically served with dessert. There is no simple definition of a dessert wine. In the UK, a dessert wine is considered to be any sweet wine drunk with a meal, as… …   Wikipedia

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  • dessert wine — noun still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal • Hypernyms: ↑wine, ↑vino • Hyponyms: ↑straw wine * * * noun, pl ⋯ wines [count, noncount] : a sweet wine that people drink with dessert or after dessert …   Useful english dictionary

  • dessert wine — des sert wine n [U and C] a sweet wine served with dessert …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dessert wine — des sert ,wine noun count or uncount a sweet wine that you drink with a DESSERT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dessert wine — a sweet wine served with dessert or sometimes after a meal. [1765 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • dessert wine — noun a sweet wine drunk with or following dessert …   English new terms dictionary

  • dessert wine — noun (C, U) a sweet wine served with dessert …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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