[muhs-kuh-dey; French mys-ka-de]
- a white grape grown especially in the lower Loire Valley region of France.
- a dry white wine made from this grape.
Origin of Muscadet
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There was a burst of laughter from the band, excited by their march and the muscadet they had drunk on the way.Autumn Glory
- a white grape, grown esp in the Loire valley, used for making wine
- any of various dry white wines made from this grape
Word Origin for Muscadet
C20: from the region of Brittany where the grape was first grown
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