Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river rising in the Vosges Mountains of northeast France and flowing about 547 km (340 mi) north then northeast to the Rhine River in western Germany. The German valley of the river is noted for its castles and vineyards.
  • n. A light dry white wine made from the Riesling grape, produced in the valley of the Moselle River.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A river flowing from France into the Rhine
  • proper n. One of the départements of Lorraine, France
  • n. A light white wine, made from Riesling grapes originating in the valley of this river

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A light wine, usually white, produced in the vicinity of the river Moselle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the wines produced along the river Moselle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. German white wine from the Moselle valley or a similar wine made elsewhere

Etymologies

From French Moselle, from Latin Mosella. (Wiktionary)

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