Definition of Muscat

1. Noun. Any of several cultivated grapevines that produce sweet white grapes.

Exact synonyms: Muskat
Generic synonyms: Common Grape Vine, Vinifera, Vinifera Grape, Vitis Vinifera

2. Noun. A port on the Gulf of Oman and capital of the sultanate of Oman.
Exact synonyms: Capital Of Oman, Masqat
Generic synonyms: Port, National Capital
Group relationships: Muscat And Oman, Oman, Sultanate Of Oman

3. Noun. Wine from muscat grapes.
Exact synonyms: Muscadel, Muscadelle, Muscatel
Substance meronyms: Muscat Grape, Muscatel
Generic synonyms: Fortified Wine

4. Noun. Sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine.
Exact synonyms: Muscat Grape, Muscatel
Generic synonyms: Vinifera Grape
Terms within: Muscadel, Muscadelle, Muscatel

Definition of Muscat

1. n. A name given to several varieties of Old World grapes, differing in color, size, etc., but all having a somewhat musky flavor. The muscat of Alexandria is a large oval grape of a pale amber color.

Definition of Muscat

1. Proper noun. The capital city of Oman. ¹

2. Noun. A white grape variety; used as table grapes and for making raisins and sweet wine. ¹

3. Noun. The muscatel wine made from these grapes. ¹

4. Noun. The vine bearing this fruit. ¹

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Definition of Muscat

1. a sweet, white grape [n -S]

Medical Definition of Muscat

1. A name given to several varieties of Old World grapes, differing in colour, size, etc, but all having a somewhat musky flavor. The muscat of Alexandria is a large oval grape of a pale amber colour. Alternative forms: muskat. Origin: F. See Muscadel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Muscat

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muscat (current term)
muscat grape

Literary usage of Muscat

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

1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1840)
"The harbor is large, deep, and well protected by high rocks on one side, and the island of muscat on the other. Excellent pilots are constantly upon the ..."

2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"The Independent State of muscat and Oman b situated at the easterly corner of Arabia. Its seaboard is nearly 1000 miles long and extends from near ..."

3. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1916)
"Consequent upon this decision, the French consul at muscat will receive immediately the necessary instructions to inform the Sultan ..."

4. Memoirs and Correspondence of Viscount Castlereagh, Second Marquess of by Robert Stewart Castlereagh (1851)
"Mr. JH Lovett to Mr. Harford Jones. Bushire, July 4, 1803. Sir—I had last the honour of addressing you under 13th April. I learn from muscat that the ..."

5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1864)
"The cove of muscat, as the harbor is called, is about f of a mile ... W. of muscat and connected with it by a good road is the town of ..."

6. Vines and Vine Culture by Archibald Farquharson Barron (1892)
"An oval black muscat Grape. Season : mid-season; does not keep long in good ... Black muscat of Alexandria, Bed muscat of Alexandria, Snow's muscat Hamburgh ..."

7. The Hague Court Reports [1st]- Series: Comprising the Awards, Accompanied by by Permanent Court of Arbitration (1916)
"French citizens shall have the right to buy, sell, or lease land, houses, and warehouses in the States of His Highness the Sultan of muscat. ..."

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