[ muhs-kuh-din; French my-skah-dan ]
/ ˈmʌs kə dɪn; French mü skɑˈdɛ̃ /
noun, plural mus·ca·dins [muhs-kuh-dins; French my-skah-dan] /ˈmʌs kə dɪns; French mü skɑˈdɛ̃/.
a person with monarchical sympathies during the French Revolution, especially from 1794 to 1796.
a French fop or dandy of this period.
- musca volitans,
- muscae volitantes,
Origin of muscadin
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Examples from the Web for muscadin
And of Sack or Muscadin, take a good third (scarce half) of a pint; and three quarters of a pound of fine Sugar.The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened|Kenelm Digby