from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sweet or dry fortified wine flavored with aromatic herbs and used chiefly in mixed drinks.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A dry, or sweet apéritif wine flavored with aromatic herbs, and often used in mixed drinks.
- n. An aperitif wine that matches the general description of vermouth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several white wines flavored with aromatic herbs; used as aperitifs or in mixed drinks
French vermout, from German Wermut, from Middle High German wermuot, wormwood, from Old High German wermuota.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French vermout, from German Wermut ("wormwood"). (Wiktionary)