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ver·mouth

 (vər-mo͞oth′)
n.
A sweet or dry fortified wine flavored with aromatic herbs and used chiefly in mixed drinks.

[French vermout, from German Wermut, from Middle High German wermuot, wormwood, from Old High German wermuota; akin to Old English wermōd; see wormwood.]

vermouth

(ˈvɜːməθ; vəˈmuːθ)
n
(Brewing) any of several wines containing aromatic herbs and some other flavourings
[C19: from French, from German Wermut wormwood (absinthe)]

ver•mouth

(vərˈmuθ)

n.
an aromatized white wine in which herbs and other flavorings have been steeped.
[1800–10; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vermouth - any of several white wines flavored with aromatic herbsvermouth - any of several white wines flavored with aromatic herbs; used as aperitifs or in mixed drinks
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
Italian vermouth, sweet vermouth - sweet dark amber variety
dry vermouth, French vermouth - dry pale amber variety
Translations
vermut
vermutti
ürmösürmösborvermut

vermouth

[ˈvɜːməθ] Nvermut m, vermú m

vermouth

[ˈvɜːrməθ vərˈmuːθ] nvermouth m

vermouth

nWermut m

vermouth

[ˈvɜːməθ] nvermut m inv
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As we sat over our vermouths he glorified the Company's business, and by-and-by I expressed casually my sur- prise at him not going out there.
Oh, she is better than good--she is beautiful," murmured Lord Henry, sipping a glass of vermouth and orange-bitters.
And he takes his vermouth at Tortoni's with Lagrene, Scholl and Pertuiset, the lion-hunter," added Moncharmin.
just both sorts of vermouth and gin, and a dash of something to give it a flavour," Granet explained carelessly.
A coloured advertisement lauded the many merits of a new vermouth.
Draw a chair up here and join me in a glass of vermouth.
As such, vermouths are meant to be enjoyed quickly, both in cocktails such as the Negroni as well as on their own, over ice with perhaps a splash of sparkling water and a slice of orange.
We rely on them to nurture and grow the natural ingredients that go into our vermouths season after season.
All vermouths seem to share a combination of bitter and sweet, although the seesaw between the two flavors can stop at any level.
The king of vermouths, this has been extensively oak-aged and infused with 20 herbs, giving an unbelievably complex nose and taste.
Alex Ryan, vice president at Duckhorn Vineyards, says those now-forgotten early vermouths had little to distinguish them.
With 59% of the company owned by Italy's Davide Campari-Milano, Skyy is also the exclusive US importer, distributor, and marketer of Cutty Sark Scots Whisky, Campari aperitif, Cinzano vermouths, and other spirits.