mutage

noun

mu·​tage
ˈmyütij
plural -s
: the checking of fermentation (as by adding alcohol) in the must of grapes

Word History

Etymology

French, from muter to check fermentation (probably from muet mute) + -age

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“Mutage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mutage. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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