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Liebfraumilch

[leeb-frou-milk, leep-; German leep-frou-milkh] /ˈlib fraʊˌmɪlk, ˈlip-; German ˈlip fraʊˌmɪlx/
noun
1.
a white wine produced chiefly in the region of Hesse in Germany.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < German, after Liebfrauenstift convent of the Virgin, religious establishment in Worms, where the wine was first made; see milk (German Milch)
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Liebfraumilch

/ˈliːbfraʊˌmɪlk; German ˈliːpfraumɪlç/
noun
1.
a white table wine from the Rhine vineyards
Word Origin
German: from Liebfrau the Virgin Mary + Milch milk; after Liebfrauenstift convent in Worms where the wine was originally made
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Word Origin and History for Liebfraumilch
n.

German white wine, 1833, from German, literally "milk of Our Lady."

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