balsamic vinegar


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balsamic vinegar

n.
1. An aromatic vinegar of Modena, Italy, made from white Trebbiano grape juice that is heated and aged in wooden barrels for several years.
2. Any of various similar vinegars.

[Translation of Italian aceto balsamico : aceto, vinegar + balsamico, restorative, balsamic.]

balsamic vinegar

n
(Cookery) a type of dark-coloured sweet Italian vinegar made from white grapes and aged in wooden barrels over a number of years

balsam′ic vin′egar


n.
a sweetish, aromatic vinegar made from the must of white grapes and aged in wood barrels.
[1980–85; < Italian aceto balsamico restorative vinegar]

balsamic vinegar

Vinegar flavored with plant extracts. Has a sweet flavor and relatively low acidity.
Translations
balsamiviinietikka
balzsamecet
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