- a sweet, usually fortified wine made from the muscat
- muscat (sense )
Origin of muscatelMiddle English muscadelle from Old French muscadel from Provençal or from Italian moscadello, origin, originally diminutive of Provençal muscat, Italian moscato, muscat
- A sweet fortified wine made chiefly from muscat grapes.
- A muscat grape or raisin.
Origin of muscatelMiddle English muscadelle partly from Medieval Latin muscātellum ( from muscātus nutmeg, musky ) ( from Late Latin muscus musk ; see musk . ) and partly from Old French muscadel ( from Old Provençal) ( diminutive of muscat muscat ; see muscat . )