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[muhs-kuh-dey; French mys-ka-de] /ˌmʌs kəˈdeɪ; French müs kaˈdɛ/
a white grape grown especially in the lower Loire Valley region of France.
a dry white wine made from this grape.
Origin of Muscadet
< French muscadet, Middle French: wine with musklike taste; see muscatel, -et Unabridged
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  • There was a burst of laughter from the band, excited by their march and the Muscadet they had drunk on the way.

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British Dictionary definitions for Muscadet


/ˈmʌskəˌdeɪ; French myskadɛ/
noun (sometimes not capital)
a white grape, grown esp in the Loire valley, used for making wine
any of various dry white wines made from this grape
Word Origin
C20: from the region of Brittany where the grape was first grown
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