a sweet or dry, white fortified wine flavored with aromatic herbs, used in cocktails and as an aperitif
Origin of vermouthFrench vermout ; from German wermut, wormwood
A sweet or dry fortified wine flavored with aromatic herbs and used chiefly in mixed drinks.
Origin of vermouthFrench vermout, from German Wermut, from Middle High German wermuot, wormwood, from Old High German wermuota; akin to Old English werm&omacron;d; see wormwood.
- A dry, or sweet apÃ©ritif wine flavored with aromatic herbs, and often used in mixed drinks.
- (US standard of identity) An aperitif wine that matches the general description of vermouth.