- a sweetish, aromatic vinegar made from the must of white grapes and aged in wood barrels.
Origin of balsamic vinegar
1980–85; translation of Italian aceto balsamico restorative vinegar; so called from its supposed medicinal effects, likened to balsam
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- a type of dark-coloured sweet Italian vinegar made from white grapes and aged in wooden barrels over a number of years