lambrusco

lambrusco

[lam-broo-skoh; Italian lahm-broo-skaw]
noun
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)
 
n
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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Main Entry:  lambrusco
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a red wine grap of Italy and wine made from it, mainly a pale red semisweet version
Etymology:  Latin labruscum 'fruit of the wild grape'
Usage:  cooking
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