muscatel


mus·ca·tel

noun \ˌməs-kə-ˈtel\

Definition of MUSCATEL

1
:  a sweet fortified wine from muscat grapes
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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