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gewürztraminer

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noun, often capitalized ge·würz·tra·mi·ner \gə-ˈvu̇rt-ˌstra-mə-nər, -ˈvərt-, -ˌsträ; -strə-ˈmē-nər\

Definition of gewürztraminer

  1. :  a light dry Alsatian white wine with a spicy bouquet; also :  a similar wine made elsewhere



Origin and Etymology of gewürztraminer

German, variety of grape, from Gewürz spice + Traminer, variety of grape, from Tramin (Termeno, Italy)


First Known Use: circa 1950


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