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[muhs-kuh-tel, muhs-kuh-tel] /ˌmʌs kəˈtɛl, ˈmʌs kəˌtɛl/

a sweet wine made from muscat grapes.
a muscat grape.
a raisin made from muscat grapes.
Also called muscat. a rich sweet wine made from muscat grapes
the grape or raisin from a muscat vine

1530s, variant of muskadell (c.1400), from Old French muscadel, from Old Provençal *muscadel, diminutive of muscat “(grape) with the fragrance of musk” (see muscat).


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