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 (gə-vo͝orts′trə-mē′nər, -wûrts′-)
1. A variety of grape used to make white wine.
a. A full-bodied white wine with a spicy bouquet, made from this grape and produced in the Alsace region of France.
b. A similar wine produced elsewhere.

[German : Gewürz, spice (from Middle High German gewirz, collective of wurz, plant, root, from Old High German; see wrād- in Indo-European roots) + Traminer, grape variety (from Tramin, wine-growing district of the southern Tyrol).]


(ɡəˌvɜːtsˈtræmɪnə; German ɡəˌvyrtsˈtraminər)
1. (Brewing) (sometimes not capital) a white grape grown in Alsace, Germany, and elsewhere, used for making wine
2. (Brewing) any of various fragrant white wines made from this grape
[German, from Gewürz spice, seasoning + Traminer a variety of grape first grown in the Tramin area of the South Tyrol]


(gəˈvʊərts trəˌmi nər)

a dry white table wine of Germany, the Alsace region of France, and N California.
[< German, =Gewürz spice, seasoning (derivative of Würze spice + Traminer a wine and grape variety of the South Tirol, after Tramin a wine-growing district]
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