Definition of Malvasian

1. [adj]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Malvasian

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

Literary usage of Malvasian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Church History by Albert Henry Newman (1903)
"In 1529 he, in company with Amsdorf, drank malvasian wine so excessively as to bring on a catarrh that came near proving fatal.1 The next year he attributed ..."

2. The Visions of England by Francis Turner Palgrave (1881)
"... Freights of the south; drugs potent o'er death from the basilisk won, Odorous Phoenix-nest, and spice of a sunnier sun:— Butts of malvasian nectar, ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... (malvasian Wine ; Fr. vin de Malvoisie), a name originally bestowed on the red and white wines of Napoli di Malvasia, ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... the manufacture ol marble tables, chimney-pieces, &c., which are largely exported, and the finest malvasian or Malmsey wine is produced in the island. ..."

5. Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1874)
"... the manufacture of marble tables, chimney-pieces, fee., which are largely exported, and the finest malvasian or Malmsey wine is produced in the island. ..."

6. A Handbook for Travellers in Greece: Describing the Ionian Islands by John Murray (Firm) (1872)
"They are also noted for the manufacture of silk gloves and stockings. The best growth of wine here is the famous malvasian or Malmsey, formerly cultivated ..."

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