Muscat

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Muscat \Mus"cat\, noun [F. See {Muscadel}.] (Bot.) A name given to several varieties of Old World grapes, differing in color, size, etc., but all having a somewhat musky flavor. The muscat of Alexandria is a large oval grape of a pale amber color. [Written also {muskat}.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

muscat

noun

1: any of several cultivated grapevines that produce sweet white grapes [syn: {muscat}, {muskat}]

2: a port on the Gulf of Oman and capital of the sultanate of Oman [syn: {Muscat}, {Masqat}, {capital of Oman}]

3: wine from muscat grapes [syn: {muscat}, {muscatel}, {muscadel}, {muscadelle}]

4: sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine [syn: {muscat}, {muscatel}, {muscat grape}]


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