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1. A sweet fortified wine made chiefly from muscat grapes.
2. A muscat grape or raisin.

[Middle English muscadelle, partly from Medieval Latin muscātellum (from muscātus, nutmeg, musky, from Late Latin muscus, musk; see musk) and partly from Old French muscadel (from Old Provençal, diminutive of muscat, muscat; see muscat).]


(ˌmʌskəˈtɛl) ,




1. (Brewing) Also called: muscat a rich sweet wine made from muscat grapes
2. (Cookery) the grape or raisin from a muscat vine
[C14: from Old French muscadel, from Old Provençal, from moscadel, from muscat musky. See musk]


(ˌmʌs kəˈtɛl, ˈmʌs kəˌtɛl)

1. a sweet wine made from muscat grapes.
2. a muscat grape or raisin.
[1375–1425; Middle English muscadel(le) < Middle French, =muscad- (< Old Provençal muscade, feminine of muscat musky) + -elle, feminine of -el n. suffix; t < muscat, Middle French muscatel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muscatel - wine from muscat grapes
muscat grape, muscatel, muscat - sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine
fortified wine - wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
2.muscatel - sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine
vinifera grape - grape from a cultivated variety of the common grape vine of Europe
muscadel, muscadelle, muscatel, muscat - wine from muscat grapes


A. ADJmoscatel
B. Nmoscatel m


n (= wine)Muskateller m
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