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1. See pomace.
2. Brandy distilled from fermented grape or apple pomace.
[French, from Old French march, from marchier, to trample; see march1.]
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marc(mɑːk; French mar)
1. (Brewing) the remains of grapes or other fruit that have been pressed for wine-making
2. (Brewing) a brandy distilled from these
[C17: from French, from Old French marchier to trample (grapes), march1]
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marc(mɑrk; Fr. mar)
1. the residue of skins and pips of grapes after the juice is expressed.
2. brandy distilled from this residue.
[1595–1605; < Middle French, derivative of marcher to tread (upon); see march1]
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