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A dry white wine made from grapes originating in the Loire River valley.
[French, from Old French, from musc, musky odor; see musk.]
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Muscadet(ˈmʌskəˌdeɪ; French myskadɛ)
n (sometimes not capital)
1. (Brewing) a white grape, grown esp in the Loire valley, used for making wine
2. (Brewing) any of various dry white wines made from this grape
[C20: from the region of Brittany where the grape was first grown]
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a dry white wine of the Loire valley of France.
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|Noun||1.||Muscadet - white grape grown especially in the valley the Loire in France|
|2.||Muscadet - dry white wine from the Loire valley in France|
white wine - pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
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