Definition of muscat
1 : muscatel
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
Definition of Muscat
town and port on the Gulf of Oman population 24,893 ◆Muscat is the capital of Oman.
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