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(ˈmʌskət; -kæt)
(Placename) a transliteration of the Arabic name for Muscat


(ˈmʌs kət, -kæt)

1. a variety of grape having a pronounced sweet aroma and flavor, used for making wine and raisins.
2. the vine bearing this fruit.
[1570–80; short for muscat wine or grape < Middle French muscat musky < Old Provençal, =musc (< Late Latin muscus musk) + -at -ate1]


or Mas•qat


the capital of Oman. 250,000.
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Noun1.Masqat - a port on the Gulf of Oman and capital of the sultanate of OmanMasqat - a port on the Gulf of Oman and capital of the sultanate of Oman
Muscat and Oman, Oman, Sultanate of Oman - a strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula; the economy is dominated by oil
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