glögg

or glogg

[ gluhg, gloog; Swedish glœg ]
/ glʌg, glʊg; Swedish glœg /

noun

a hot wine punch containing brandy or aquavit and traditionally flavored with almonds, raisins, cloves, and cinnamon.

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Origin of glögg

<Swedish, shortening of glödgat vin mulled wine (glödgat, past participle of glödga to mull, heat up, derivative of glöd ember; vinwine)

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH glögg

glögg , glug
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British Dictionary definitions for glögg

glogg
/ (ɡlɒɡ) /

noun

a hot alcoholic mixed drink, originally from Sweden, consisting of sweetened brandy, red wine, bitters or other flavourings, and blanched almonds

Word Origin for glogg

from Swedish glögg, from glödga to burn
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