Muscadel

  • 1 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.… …

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  • 2 muscadel — Muscatel Mus ca*tel , n. 1. A common name for several varieties of rich sweet wine, made in Italy, Spain, and France. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. Finest raisins, dried on the vine; sun raisins. [1913 Webster] [Variously written {moscatel}, {muscadel},… …

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  • 3 muscadel — var. of MUSCATEL. * * * muscabell, muscadel, della see muscatel …

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

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  • 5 muscadel — n. Bordeaux wine produced from muscat grapes …

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  • 6 muscadel — n.; (also muscadine) Muscat, muscatel …

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  • 7 muscadel — mus·ca·del …

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

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  • 9 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,… …

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  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 South African wine — Some South African wines and cheeses Contents 1 …

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  • 12 muscatel — /mus keuh tel , mus keuh tel /, n. 1. a sweet wine made from muscat grapes. 2. a muscat grape. 3. a raisin made from muscat grapes. Also, muscadel, muscadelle. [1350 1400; < MF, equiv. to muscat MUSCAT + el n. suffix; r. ME muscadel(le) < MF,… …

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  • 13 muscadet — [ myskadɛ ] n. m. • v. 1930; « vin muscat » v. 1360; mot provenç. ♦ Cépage blanc des vignobles nantais. Cour. Vin blanc sec obtenu avec ce cépage. Muscadet sur lie. ● muscadet nom masculin (de muscat) Cépage blanc cultivé surtout dans le Pays… …

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  • 14 muscatel — (n.) 1530s, variant of muskadell (c.1400), from O.Fr. muscadel, from O.Prov. *muscadel, dim. of muscat (grape) with the fragrance of musk (see MUSCAT (Cf. muscat)) …

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  • 15 muscatel — [mus΄kədel′mus΄kə tel′] n. [ME muscadelle < OFr muscadel < Prov or < It moscadello, orig. dim. of Prov muscat, It moscato,MUSCAT] 1. a sweet, usually fortified wine made from the muscat 2. MUSCAT (sense 1): Also muscadel [mus΄kədel′] …

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  • 16 Adoxa moschatellina — Moschatel Mos cha*tel , n. [Gr. ? musk: cf. F. moscatelline. See {Muscadel}, {Musk}.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Adoxa} ({Adoxa moschatellina}), the flowers of which are pale green, and have a faint musky smell. It is found in woods in all… …

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  • 17 Armochelys odorata — Musk Musk (m[u^]sk), n. [F. musc, L. muscus, Per. musk, fr. Skr. mushka testicle, orig., a little mouse. See {Mouse}, and cd. {Abelmosk}, {Muscadel}, {Muscovy duck}, {Nutmeg}.] 1. A substance of a reddish brown color, and when fresh of the… …

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  • 18 Aromia moschata — Musk Musk (m[u^]sk), n. [F. musc, L. muscus, Per. musk, fr. Skr. mushka testicle, orig., a little mouse. See {Mouse}, and cd. {Abelmosk}, {Muscadel}, {Muscovy duck}, {Nutmeg}.] 1. A substance of a reddish brown color, and when fresh of the… …

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  • 19 Biziura lobata — Musk Musk (m[u^]sk), n. [F. musc, L. muscus, Per. musk, fr. Skr. mushka testicle, orig., a little mouse. See {Mouse}, and cd. {Abelmosk}, {Muscadel}, {Muscovy duck}, {Nutmeg}.] 1. A substance of a reddish brown color, and when fresh of the… …

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  • 20 Carduus nutans — Musk Musk (m[u^]sk), n. [F. musc, L. muscus, Per. musk, fr. Skr. mushka testicle, orig., a little mouse. See {Mouse}, and cd. {Abelmosk}, {Muscadel}, {Muscovy duck}, {Nutmeg}.] 1. A substance of a reddish brown color, and when fresh of the… …

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