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

  • n. A dry white wine made from grapes originating in the Loire River valley.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white grape grown esp. in the Loire Valley in France.
  • n. A dry white wine from the Loire Valley in France.

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

  • n. dry white wine from the Loire valley in France
  • n. white grape grown especially in the valley the Loire in France

Etymologies

French, from Old French, from musc, musky odor; see musk.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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