vermouth

[ ver-mooth ]
/ vərˈmuθ /

noun

an aromatized white wine in which herbs, roots, barks, bitters, and other flavorings have been steeped.

Origin of vermouth

1800–10; < French (now vermout) < German Wermuth (now Wermut) absinthe, wormwood
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vermouth

/ (ˈvɜːməθ, vəˈmuːθ) /

noun

any of several wines containing aromatic herbs and some other flavourings

Word Origin for vermouth

C19: from French, from German Wermut wormwood (absinthe)
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