noun Etymology: French vermout, from German Wermut wormwood, from Old High German wermuota — more at wormwood Date: 1806 a dry or sweet aperitif wine flavored with aromatic herbs and often used in mixed drinks

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  • vermouth — ou vermout [ vɛrmut ] n. m. • 1795 vermouth; all. Wermut « absinthe » ♦ Apéritif à base de vin aromatisé de plantes amères et toniques (absinthe, gentiane, écorce d oranges, quinquina, genièvre). Vermouth blanc, rouge. ♢ Verre de vermouth. « Il… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • vermouth — 1806, from Fr. vermouth, from Ger. Wermuth wormwood, from M.H.G. wermuot, from O.H.G. wermuota (see WORMWOOD (Cf. wormwood)), name of the aromatic herb formerly used in the flavoring of the liqueur …   Etymology dictionary

  • Vermouth —   [ver muːt, französisch], v. a. für französische und italienische Erzeugnisse gebräuchliche Bezeichnung für Wermutwein …   Universal-Lexikon

  • vermouth — s.n. v. vermut. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • vermouth — the drink, is normally pronounced with the stress on the first syllable in BrE, and with the stress on the second syllable (to rhyme with tooth) in AmE …   Modern English usage

  • vermouth — ► NOUN ▪ a red or white wine flavoured with aromatic herbs. ORIGIN French vermout, from German Wermut wormwood …   English terms dictionary

  • vermouth — [vər mo͞oth′] n. [Fr vermout < Ger wermut,WORMWOOD] a sweet or dry, white fortified wine flavored with aromatic herbs, used in cocktails and as an aperitif …   English World dictionary

  • Vermouth — A bottle of Noilly Prat dry vermouth Vermouth (UK: /ˈvɜrməθ/;[1] US: /vərˈmuːθ/) is a fortified wine flavored with various dry ingredients. The modern …   Wikipedia

  • Vermouth — Une bouteille de Vermouth Le vermouth est un apéritif à base de vin, obtenu par addition de sucre ou de mistelle (mélange de moût de raisin et d alcool), d alcool neutre et aromatisé par une infusion de nombreuses plantes aromatiques. Il titre… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • vermouth — /veuhr moohth /, n. an aromatized white wine in which herbs, roots, barks, bitters, and other flavorings have been steeped. [1800 10; < F (now vermout) < G Wermuth (now Wermut) absinthe, WORMWOOD] * * * ▪ alcoholic beverage  wine based fortified… …   Universalium

  • vermouth — vèr·mouth s.m.inv. AD vino liquoroso ad alta gradazione alcolica aromatizzato con erbe e droghe, che si beve spec. come aperitivo ed entra nella composizione di molti cocktail: vermouth bianco, rosso, rosé; offrire, bere un vermouth, un bicchiere …   Dizionario italiano

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