lieb·​frau·​milch ˈlēp-ˌfrau̇-ˌmilk How to pronounce liebfraumilch (audio)
: a fruity white Rhine wine

Word History


German, alteration of Liebfrauenmilch, from Liebfrauenstift, religious foundation in Worms, Germany + Milch milk

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of liebfraumilch was in 1833

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Cite this Entry

“Liebfraumilch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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