Federweißer

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German[edit]

Federweißer

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Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Most likely a compound of Feder (feather) +‎ weiß (white) from the appearance of the suspended yeast.

See also Federweiß.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfeːdəʁˌvaɪ̯səʁ/, [ˈfeːdɐˌvaɪ̯sɐ]

Noun[edit]

Federweißer m (genitive Federweißen, plural Federweiße) (der Federweiße, ein Federweißer)

  1. (oenology) must made from white grapes that has begun to ferment but that has not yet turned into wine

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