from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A rich sweet wine made from muscat grapes.
- n. A muscat grape or raisin.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A muscat grape or raisin, especially one from southern Spain.
- n. A sweet wine made from these grapes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or designating, or derived from, a muscat grapes or similar grapes
- n. A common name for several varieties of rich sweet wine, made in Italy, Spain, and France.
- n. Finest raisins, dried on the vine; “sun raisins.”
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as muscadel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine
- n. wine from muscat grapes
Middle English muscadelle, partly from Medieval Latin muscātellum (from muscātus, nutmeg, musky, from Late Latin muscus, musk; see musk), and partly from Old French muscadel (from Old Provençal, diminutive of muscat, muscat; see muscat).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)