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vermouth

Saltos de línea: ver|mouth
Pronunciación: /ˈvəːməθ
 
, vəˈmuːθ
 
/

Definición de vermouth en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A red or white wine flavoured with aromatic herbs, chiefly made in France and Italy and drunk mixed with gin.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origen

from French vermout, from German Wermut 'wormwood'.

More
  • One of the common ingredients of the aromatic wine vermouth is wormwood, a bitter-tasting shrub. Their names go back to the same source:vermouth came through French from German Wermut ‘wormwood’, which corresponds exactly to Old English wermōd. People in the late Middle Ages modified this to wormwood, as if the word had in fact been formed by putting together two more familiar words worm and wood.

Words that rhyme with vermouth

Portsmouth

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