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A variety of grape cultivated especially in Italy that is used to make white and red wines.
[Italian, from Medieval Latin malvasia; see malmsey.]
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1. (Brewing) another word for malmsey
2. (Brewing) the type of grape used to make malmsey
[C19: from Italian, from Greek Monembasia; see malmsey]
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|Noun||1.||malvasia - used to make malmsey wine |
malmsey - sweet Madeira wine
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