malvesey

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NounEdit

malvesey (countable and uncountable, plural malveseys)

  1. Alternative form of malvoisie

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian Malvasia (Monemvasia, a city on the Peloponnese). From Ancient Greek Μονεμβασία (Monembasía), from μόνος (mónos, one) + ἔμβασις (émbasis, entering into, ἐν + βάσις).

NounEdit

malvesey m (oblique plural malveseys, nominative singular malveseys, nominative plural malvesey)

  1. malvoisie (wine)
    Synonyms: maumerie, malvoisin

DescendantsEdit

  • English: malvoisie, malvesey
  • French: malvoisie

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