mistelle

noun

mis·​telle
mə̇ˈstel
plural -s
: grape juice or slightly fermented white wine to which brandy has been added that is used in the production of other wines (as some vermouths and Malaga)

Word History

Etymology

French, from Spanish mistela, from misto, mixto mixed (from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscēre to mix) + -ela (diminutive suffix)

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“Mistelle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mistelle. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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