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Muscadet

[ muhs-kuh-dey; French mys-ka-de ]
/ ˌmʌs kəˈdeɪ; French müs kaˈdɛ /
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noun

a white grape grown especially in the lower Loire Valley region of France.
a dry white wine made from this grape.

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Origin of Muscadet

<French muscadet,Middle French: wine with musklike taste; see muscatel, -et
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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.

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British Dictionary definitions for Muscadet

Muscadet
/ (ˈmʌskəˌdeɪ, French myskadɛ) /

noun (sometimes not capital)

a white grape, grown esp in the Loire valley, used for making wine
any of various dry white wines made from this grape
C20: from the region of Brittany where the grape was first grown
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