muscat

noun mus·cat \ ˈməs-ˌkat , -kət \

Definition of muscat

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

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Origin and Etymology of muscat

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


Muscat

geographical name Mus·cat \ ˈmə-ˌskät , -ˌskat , -skət \
variants: or Masqat play \ˈmə-ˌskät\

Definition of Muscat

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

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