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lambrusco

[lam-broo-skoh; Italian lahm-broo-skaw] /læmˈbru skoʊ; Italian lɑmˈbru skɔ/
noun
1.
a semisweet, lightly effervescent red wine from Italy.
Origin
< Italian < Latin labruscum, fruit of the labrusca vine; see labrusca
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Lambrusco

/læmˈbrʊskəʊ/
noun
1.
a red grape grown in Italy
2.
a sparkling red wine made in Italy from this grape
3.
a much less common white variety of this grape or wine
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Contemporary definitions for lambrusco
noun

a red wine grap of Italy and wine made from it, mainly a pale red semisweet version

Word Origin

Latin labruscum 'fruit of the wild grape'

Usage Note

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