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Liebfraumilch(ˈliːbfraʊˌmɪlk; German ˈliːpfraumɪlç) or
(Brewing) a white table wine from the Rhine vineyards
[German: from Liebfrau the Virgin Mary + Milch milk; after Liebfrauenstift convent in Worms where the wine was originally made]
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Lieb•frau•milch(ˈlib fraʊˌmɪlk; Ger. ˈlip fraʊˌmɪlx)
a white wine produced chiefly in the region of Hesse in Germany.
[1825–35; < German, after Liebfrauenstift convent of the Virgin, religious establishment in Worms, where the wine was first made; see milk (German Milch)]
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|Noun||1.||liebfraumilch - a sweetened Rhenish wine (especially one from Hesse in western Germany)|
hock, Rhenish, Rhine wine - any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)
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