[lam-broo-skoh; Italian lahm-broo-skaw]


a semisweet, lightly effervescent red wine from Italy.

Origin of lambrusco

< Italian < Latin labruscum, fruit of the labrusca vine; see labrusca Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for lambrusco



a red grape grown in Italy
a sparkling red wine made in Italy from this grape
a much less common white variety of this grape or wine
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