[ muhs-kuh-dey; French mys-ka-de ]
/ ˌmʌs kəˈdeɪ; French müs kaˈdɛ /
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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Example sentences from the Web for muscadet
There was a burst of laughter from the band, excited by their march and the muscadet they had drunk on the way.Autumn Glory|Ren Bazin
British Dictionary definitions for 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
Word Origin for Muscadet
C20: from the region of Brittany where the grape was first grown
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