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Muscadel definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MUS'CADEL
MUS'CADINE
MUSCAT'
MUS'CATEL, a.
1. An appellation given to a kind of rich wine, and to the grapes which produce it. The word is also used as a noun.
2. A sweet pear.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: wine from muscat grapes [syn: muscat, muscatel, muscadel, muscadelle]

Oxford Reference Dictionary

var. of MUSCATEL.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Muscadel Mus"ca*del`, n. [It. moscadello, moscatello, LL. muscatellum or muscadellum (sc. vinum), fr. muscatellus nutmeglike, dim. of muscatus smelling like musk, muscatum and muscata (sc. nux) nutmeg: cf. F. muscadelle, fr. Italian. See Musk and cf. Moschatel, Muscardin, Muscat, Nutmeg.] See Muscatel, n. Quaffed off the muscadel. --Shak.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Muscatel Mus"ca*tel`, n. 1. A common name for several varieties of rich sweet wine, made in Italy, Spain, and France. 2. pl. Finest raisins, dried on the vine; ``sun raisins.'' [Variously written moscatel, muscadel, etc.]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n.; (also muscadine) Muscat, muscatel.



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