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muscatel

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noun mus·ca·tel \ˌməs-kə-ˈtel\

Definition of muscatel

  1. 1 :  a sweet fortified wine from muscat grapes

  2. 2 :  a raisin from muscat grapes



Origin of muscatel

Middle English muskadell, from Medieval Latin muscadellum, from Old Occitan muscadel, from muscadel resembling musk, from muscat


First Known Use: 15th century


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