Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dry white wine made from grapes originating in the Loire River valley.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A white grape grown esp. in the Loire Valley in France.
  • noun A dry white wine from the Loire Valley in France.

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

  • noun dry white wine from the Loire valley in France
  • noun white grape grown especially in the valley the Loire in France

Etymologies

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

[French, from Old French, from musc, musky odor; see musk.]

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