[ guh-voo rts-truh-mee-ner; German guh-vyrts-trah-mee-nuhr ]
/ gəˈvʊərts trəˌmi nər; German gəˈvürts trɑˌmi nər /


a type of white grape used in winemaking.
a dry white table wine of Germany, the Alsace region of France, and northern California.


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Origin of Gewürztraminer

< German, equivalent to Gewürz spice, seasoning (derivative of Würze spice; see wort1) + Traminer a wine and grape variety of the South Tirol, after Tramin a wine-growing district there; see -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for gewurztraminer

/ (ɡəˌvɜːtsˈtræmɪnə, German ɡəˌvyrtsˈtraminər) /


a white grape grown in Alsace, Germany, and elsewhere, used for making wine
any of various fragrant white wines made from this grape

Word Origin for Gewürztraminer

German, from Gewürz spice, seasoning + Traminer a variety of grape first grown in the Tramin area of the South Tyrol
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