Entry from British & World English dictionary
1A variety of muscat grape, Muscat d’Alexandrie, grown in South Africa.
- A jar of precious moskonfyt, the dark amber syrup made from hanepoot, captures time and craftsmanship.
- Maack confides his dream is to make a hanepoot dessert wine, releasing it only once it has gained some maturity.
- Hanepoot grapes are used for this distinct brandy and it has a distinct sweet hanepoot nose and raisin character.
Afrikaans, from Dutch haan 'cock' + poot 'foot'.
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