muscatel

noun mus·ca·tel \ ˌməs-kə-ˈtel \

Definition of muscatel

1 : a sweet fortified wine from muscat grapes
2 : a raisin from muscat grapes

Origin and Etymology of muscatel

Middle English muskadell, from Medieval Latin muscadellum, from Old Occitan muscadel, from muscadel resembling musk, from muscat


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