Definition of mousseux in English:

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Pronunciation: /mo͞oˈsə/


(Of wine) sparkling: vin mousseux
More example sentences
  • Landron's Muscadets (bottled under the Domaine de la Louvetrie label) are stellar, and I did not know that we would be getting in a bit of Jo's vin mousseux as well.
  • Villages where grapes for AOC Anjou mousseux are grown are marked.

noun (plural same)

Sparkling wine.
Example sentences
  • Saumur's most important wine (and France's most important mousseux) is Saumur Mousseux, a well-priced sparkling wine made from Chenin Blanc grapes with Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.
  • Yet just the other day I was charged a stunning 23 quid for a dreadful bottle of mousseux.
  • We also received a complimentary bottle of mousseux that was very good.


From French, from mousse 'froth'.

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Syllabification: mous·seux

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