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



BrE BrE//ˌmʌskəˈtel//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌskəˈtel//
(also muscadelle, muscadel
BrE BrE//ˌmʌskəˈdel//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌskəˈdel//
[uncountable, countable]
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a type of grape used in sweet white wines and for drying to make raisins Word Originvia Old French from Provençal, diminutive of muscat, from musc ‘musk’.