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

  • n. Any of various sweet wines, such as Sauternes, served with or after dessert.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of many relatively sweet wines, traditionally drunk at the end of a meal
  • n. Grape wine with an alcohol content of more than fourteen, but at most twenty-four, percent, by volume.

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

  • n. still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal


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