beeswing

[ beez-wing ]
/ ˈbizˌwɪŋ /

noun

a light, flaky deposit found in port and some other bottle-aged wines.

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Origin of beeswing

First recorded in 1855–60; bee1 + 's1 + wing
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British Dictionary definitions for beeswing

beeswing
/ (ˈbiːzˌwɪŋ) /

noun

a light filmy crust of tartar that forms in port and some other wines after long keeping in the bottle
a port or other wine containing beeswing
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