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1. A still white wine with woodruff flavoring, often containing orange or pineapple slices.
2. A punch of champagne, claret, and Moselle or Rhine wine, flavored with woodruff.
[Translation of German Maiwein.]
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|Noun||1.||May wine - a punch made of Moselle and sugar and sparkling water or champagne flavored with sweet woodruff|
punch - an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl
Asperula odorata, fragrant bedstraw, Galium odoratum, sweet woodruff, waldmeister, woodruff - Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachets; widely cultivated as a ground cover; in some classifications placed in genus Asperula
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