Definition of Muscadet in English:

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Muscadet

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌskədeɪ/
Pronunciation: /ˈmʊskədeɪ/ Pronunciation: /myskadɛ/

noun

[mass noun]
A dry white wine from the part of the Loire region in France nearest the west coast.
Example sentences
  • I noted with delight that an entire subsection is devoted to whites of the Loire (when is the last time you saw two Muscadets on a Houston wine list?
  • Perhaps, most remarkable is its ripeness; very few Muscadets that I have tasted have come close to this level of ripeness.
  • Some of them are classics (Roquefort with Sauternes; Muscadet with mussels; coq au vin with red Burgundy) and some of them happen by chance.

Origin

French, from muscade 'nutmeg', from musc 'musk'.

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