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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 of vermouth

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


First Known Use: 1806



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