mousseux

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French mousseux.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mousseux ‎(comparative more mousseux, superlative most mousseux)

  1. Of wine: sparkling.

Noun[edit]

mousseux ‎(plural mousseux)

  1. A sparkling wine.
    • 1970, John Glassco, Memoirs of Montparnasse, New York 2007, p. 70:
      We sat down at a corner table and ordered a bottle of iced mousseux.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mousse +‎ -eux

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mousseux m (feminine singular mousseuse, masculine plural mousseux, feminine plural mousseuses)

  1. foamy; frothy
  2. (of wine) sparkling

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