from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A variety of grape used to make white wine.
- n. A white table wine with a spicy bouquet, made from this grape and produced in the Alsace region of France.
- n. A similar wine produced elsewhere.
German : Gewürz, spice (from Middle High German gewirz, collective of wurz, plant, root, from Old High German; see wrād- in Indo-European roots) + Traminer, grape variety (from Tramin, wine-growing district of the southern Tyrol).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)