dessert wine


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dessert wine

n.
Any of various sweet wines, such as muscat or Sauternes, served with or after dessert.

dessert′ wine`


n.
a sweet wine served at the end of a meal, usu. with dessert.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dessert wine - still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a mealdessert wine - still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
straw wine - sweet wine from grapes partially sun-dried on the vine or on straw mats
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