muscat definition by Webster's New World
- any of several sweet European grapes used in making muscatel and raisins
- muscatel (sense )
Origin: French ; from ProvenÃ§al ; from Italian moscato, musk, wine, literally , having the smell or flavor of musk ; from Late Latin muscus, musk
muscat definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Any of various sweet white grapes used for making wine or raisins.
- Muscatel wine.
Origin: French, from Old French, from Old Provençal *muscat, from musc, musk, from Late Latin muscus; see musk.