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Liebfraumilch

(ˈliːbfraʊˌmɪlk; German ˈliːpfraumɪlç) or

Liebfrauenmilch

n
(Brewing) a white table wine from the Rhine vineyards
[German: from Liebfrau the Virgin Mary + Milch milk; after Liebfrauenstift convent in Worms where the wine was originally made]

Lieb•frau•milch

(ˈlib fraʊˌmɪlk; Ger. ˈlip fraʊˌmɪlx)

n.
a white wine produced chiefly in the region of Hesse in Germany.
[1825–35; < German, after Liebfrauenstift convent of the Virgin, religious establishment in Worms, where the wine was first made; see milk (German Milch)]
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Noun1.liebfraumilch - a sweetened Rhenish wine (especially one from Hesse in western Germany)
hock, Rhenish, Rhine wine - any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990