liebfraumilch

noun

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

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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of liebfraumilch was in 1833

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Cite this Entry

“Liebfraumilch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liebfraumilch. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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