malvasia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian pronunciation of Monemvasia, from Ancient Greek Μονεμβασία, from μόνος (mónos) + ἔμβασις (émbasis, entering into) (ἐν (en) + βάσις (básis)).

Noun[edit]

malvasia (plural malvasias)

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

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

malvasia f (plural malvasie)

  1. malmsey