liebfraumilch liebfraumilch n. [From the liebfrauenstift, a convent in Worms where the wine was first made. --RHUD] A white Rhenish-type wine produced especially in Hesse in western Germany. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Liebfraumilch — or Liebfrauenmilch is a style of semi sweet white German wine which may be produced in the regions Rheinhessen, Palatinate, Rheingau and Nahe. The name is a German word literally meaning Beloved lady s milk . The original German spelling of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Liebfraumilch — Liebfraumilch, fälschlich Liebfrauenmilch, edler rhein hess. Rieslingswein, um die Kirche des Liebfrauenstifts in Worms wachsend (35/8 ha) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Liebfraumilch — German white wine, 1833, from German, lit. milk of Our Lady …   Etymology dictionary

  • Liebfraumilch — [lēb′frou milk΄; ] Ger [ lēp′frou milH΄] n. [Ger contr. < Liebfrauenmilch, orig. jocular formation (after Liebfrauenstift, monastery of our dear lady, i.e., the Virgin Mary) < lieb, dear + frauen, obs. gen. of frau, lady + milch, MILK: the… …   English World dictionary

  • Liebfraumilch — Liebfraumlich o Liebfrau(e)nmlich es un tipo de vino blanco semidulce alemán que puede producirse en las regiones de Rheinhessen, Palatinado, Rheingau y Nahe. Su nombre es una palabra alemana, que literalmente significa “leche de la mujer amada” …   Wikipedia Español

  • liebfraumilch — noun Etymology: German, alteration of Liebfrauenmilch, from Liebfrauenstift, religious foundation in Worms, Germany + Milch milk Date: 1833 a fruity white Rhine wine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Liebfraumilch — /leeb frow milk , leep /; Ger. /leep frddow milkh /, n. a white wine produced chiefly in the region of Hesse in Germany. [1825 35; < G, after Liebfrauenstift convent of the Virgin, religious establishment in Worms, where the wine was first made;… …   Universalium

  • Liebfraumilch — (ty): halvsød/sød tysk hvidvin, ofte af lav kvalitet …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Liebfraumilch — Lieb|frau|milch a sweet white wine from Germany …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Liebfraumilch —  White Rhine wine; in German it is Liebfrauenmilch …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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