American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An acrid, oily, poisonous liquid mixture of amyl alcohols, occurring in incompletely distilled alcoholic liquids and used as a solvent and in the manufacture of explosives and pure amyl alcohols.
- n. A mixture of several higher-order alcohols (alcohols with more than two carbon atoms) formed as byproduct in the normal fermentation process. An excessive concentration, as in low-quality moonshine, causes unpleasant taste.
- n. a mixture of amyl alcohols and propanol and butanol formed from distillation of fermented liquors
- The word "fusel" comes from German Fusel, which is used to refer to low-quality alcoholic beverages in general, especially to inferior wines and spirits distilled with inadequate equipment. (Wiktionary)
- German Fusel, bad liquor, from Low German. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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