moscato

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

moscato (countable and uncountable, plural moscatos)

  1. A white grape variety used to make light, sweet white wine

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mosˈka.to/
  • Stress: moscàto
  • Hyphenation: mo‧sca‧to

Etymology 1[edit]

mosca (fly) +‎ -ato (having, resembling)

Adjective[edit]

moscato (feminine singular moscata, masculine plural moscati, feminine plural moscate)

  1. (of a horse's coat) Characterized by black spots.
  2. (rare) Characterized by black spots.

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from Late Latin muscus (moss).

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Adjective[edit]

moscato (feminine singular moscata, masculine plural moscati, feminine plural moscate)

  1. musky

Noun[edit]

moscato m (plural moscati)

  1. (archaic) musk
    Synonym: muschio
  2. moscato (grape variety)
  3. The wine made from such grapes.
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References[edit]

  • moscato1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • moscato2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana