Definition of Liebfraumilch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈliːbfraʊmɪlʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːbfraʊmɪlʃ//
; BrE BrE//ˈliːbfraʊmɪlk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːbfraʊmɪlk//
; BrE BrE//ˈliːbfraʊmɪltʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːbfraʊmɪltʃ//
[uncountable, countable] (from German)
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a type of German white wine Word OriginGerman, from lieb ‘dear’ + Frau ‘lady’ (referring to the Virgin Mary, patroness of the convent where it was first made) + Milch ‘milk’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Liebfraumilch