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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.]
(Brewing) any of several wines containing aromatic herbs and some other flavourings
[C19: from French, from German Wermut wormwood (absinthe)]
an aromatized white wine in which herbs and other flavorings have been steeped.
[1800–10; < French]