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glögg

or glogg

[gluhg, gloo g; Swedish glœg] /glʌg, glʊg; Swedish glœg/
noun
1.
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)
Can be confused
glögg, glug.
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British Dictionary definitions for glogg

glogg

/ɡlɒɡ/
noun
1.
a hot alcoholic mixed drink, originally from Sweden, consisting of sweetened brandy, red wine, bitters or other flavourings, and blanched almonds
Word Origin
from Swedish glögg, from glödga to burn
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