Definition of vermouth in English:


Syllabification: ver·mouth
Pronunciation: /vərˈmo͞oTH


  • A red or white wine flavored with aromatic herbs, made chiefly in France and Italy and used in cocktails.
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    • Deglaze with the white wine and vermouth and reduce slightly.
    • Add the herbs and wine or vermouth and boil briskly until the liquid has almost evaporated.
    • This bill covers dessert wine, sherry, vermouth, port - the drinks of the matriarchs, shall we say.


from French vermout, from German Wermut 'wormwood'.

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