balsamic vinegar

a sweetish, aromatic vinegar made from the must of white grapes and aged in wood barrels.

Origin:
1980–85; translation of Italian aceto balsamico restorative vinegar; so called from its supposed medicinal effects, likened to balsam

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balsamic vinegar
 
n
a type of dark-coloured sweet Italian vinegar made from white grapes and aged in wooden barrels over a number of years

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Example sentences
Drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar on top and season with salt and pepper.
Add your favorite dressing or a simple vinaigrette of olive oil and balsamic
  vinegar.
Alongside went some balsamic vinegar reduced to a syrup.
Remove from oven, sprinkle with parsley and drizzle with balsamic vinegar if
  desired.
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