Balsamic Vinegar Definition

An aromatic vinegar of Modena, Italy, made from white Trebbiano grape juice that is heated and aged in wooden barrels for several years.
American Heritage
An aromatic, dark-brown, viscous vinegar, used in salad dressings, marinades, etc.
Webster's New World
Any of various similar vinegars.
American Heritage

A dark, sweet vinegar, made from reduced white wine, that has been matured in wooden barrels, the resins of which contribute to its flavour; especially such a vinegar from Modena in Italy.


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Origin of Balsamic Vinegar

  • Translation of Italian aceto balsamico aceto vinegar balsamico restorative, balsamic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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