a sweet grape from which malmsey wine is made.
- mal·va·si·an, adjective
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How to use malvasia in a sentence
He stood alone, that marvelous man, holding the last bottle of malvasia sweetly cradled in an arm, and he harangued the multitude.Where the Pavement Ends | John Russell
It bore the magic brand malvasia, under date of '57, and truly it was the drink of the gods, smooth as honey and sweet as a nut.Where the Pavement Ends | John Russell
His biographer, malvasia, relates that Guido's works were sometimes begun and finished in three hours.
The micrometers of malvasia, and later of Auzout and Picard, are the development of this discovery.A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5) | Henry Smith Williams
Both these artists are commended by the continuator of malvasia.The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. V (of 6) | Luigi Antonio Lanzi
British Dictionary definitions for Malvasia
another word for malmsey
the type of grape used to make malmsey
- Malvasian, adjective
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