[gluhg, gloo g; Swedish glœg]
- a hot wine punch containing brandy or aquavit and traditionally flavored with almonds, raisins, cloves, and cinnamon.
Origin of glögg
< Swedish, shortening of glödgat vin mulled wine (glödgat, past participle of glödga to mull, heat up, derivative of glöd ember; vin wine)
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- a hot alcoholic mixed drink, originally from Sweden, consisting of sweetened brandy, red wine, bitters or other flavourings, and blanched almonds
from Swedish glögg, from glödga to burn
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