- mallow rose,
- mallowpuff māori,
Origin of malmsey
Examples from the Web for malmsey
"Malmsey," shouted Alice, no longer able to control herself.Through the Outlooking Glass|Simeon Strunsky
Such a tale would draw Marlowe from his Malmsey and thrill the stout heart of mighty Ben.The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces|Joyce Kilmer
The duke being willing to die a merry death, chose to be drowned in a butt of Malmsey.Ebrietatis Encomium|Boniface Oinophilus
The fashion of Malmsey had passed away, and the Hungarian red wine (Ofener) had taken its place.Nineteen Centuries of Drink in England|Richard Valpy French
All great and noble souls loved the water;—he forgot the sacred fakirs, and the noble lord who preferred Malmsey wine!
Word Origin for malmsey
c.1400, type of strong, sweet white wine, from Provençal malmesie or Middle Dutch malemesye, both from Medieval Latin malmasia, from Medieval Greek Monembasia "Monemvasia," a town in the southern Peloponnesus that was an important center of wine production in the Middle Ages, literally "only one entrance," from monos "alone, only" (see mono-) + embasis "entering into," from en- "in" + basis "a going, a stepping, a base" (see basis).