muscat

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noun mus·cat \ˈməs-ˌkat, -kət\

Definition of muscat

  1. 1 :  muscatel

  2. 2 :  any of several cultivated grapes used in making wine and raisins

Origin and Etymology of muscat

Middle French, from Old Occitan, from muscat musky, from musc musk, from Late Latin muscus — more at musk


First Known Use: 1548


Muscat

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geographical name Mus·cat \ˈmə-ˌskät, -ˌskat, -skət\
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Masqat

\ˈmə-ˌskät\

Definition of Muscat

  1. town and port on the Gulf of Oman population 24,893 Muscat is the capital of Oman.


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