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glögg

or glogg

[ gluhg, gloog; Swedish glœg ]

noun

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


glogg

/ ɡlɒɡ /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of glögg1

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of glögg1

from Swedish glögg, from glödga to burn

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