Definition of Malvasia

1. Noun. Used to make malmsey wine.




Definition of Malvasia

1. Noun. A variety of grape, originally from the region of the Aegean, now used to make malmsey wine ¹

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Definition of Malvasia

1. malmsey [n -S] - See also: malmsey

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malvasia

malums
malunion
malurid
malurids
malus
maluses
malva pudding
malva puddings
malvaceae
malvaceous
malvalate
malvalates
malvalic
malvalic acid
malvas
malvasia (current term)
malvasian
malvasias
malversate
malversation
malversations
malvertising
malvesie
malvesies
malveuille
malveuilled
malveuilles
malveuilling
malvidin
malvids

Literary usage of Malvasia

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1816)
"Chins, and Rhodes : his brother Constantine was sent LXM to command in malvasia and Sparta; and the eastern side of the Morca, from Argos and Napoli to Cape ..."

2. History of the Catholic Church of Scotland from the Introduction of ...by Alphons Bellesheim by Alphons Bellesheim (1889)
"91) styles Mgr malvasia " the nuncio at Brussels," on the authority of a Preshome MS. As a matter of fact, he was never nuncio there, but merely the agent ..."

3. Earthquakes and Other Earth Movements by John Milne (1899)
"... microphones, pendulums — Work in Italy—Bertelli, Count malvasia, MS di Kossi—Instruments employed in Italy— ..."

4. A General Dictionary of Painters: Containing Memoirs of the Lives and Works by Matthew Pilkington (1829)
"malvasia states that this artist was born at Bologna, and that he flourished abo'iit the year 1620. ..."

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