[roo-duh s-hahy-mer; German ry-duh s-hahy-muhr]


any of the Rheingau wines from the vineyards near Rüdesheim, a town on the Rhine River in W Germany.

Origin of Rüdesheimer

Borrowed into English from German around 1790–1800

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a white Rhine wine: named after the town of Rüdesheim on the Rhine
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