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vermouth

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noun ver·mouth \vər-ˈmüth\

Simple Definition of vermouth

  • : a type of wine that is flavored with herbs and spices and often mixed with other alcoholic drinks

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of vermouth

  1. :  a dry or sweet aperitif wine flavored with aromatic herbs and often used in mixed drinks

Origin and Etymology of vermouth

French vermout, from German Wermut wormwood, from Old High German wermuota — more at wormwood


First Known Use: 1806


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