What is another word for madeira?

34 synonyms found


[ me͡ɪdˈi͡əɹə], [ me‍ɪdˈi‍əɹə], [ m_eɪ_d_ˈiə_ɹ_ə]

Madeira is a type of fortified wine that originates from the Portuguese island of the same name. Synonyms for Madeira include Malmsey, Sercial, Verdelho, and Bual, all of which are different types of Madeira wine made from varying grape varieties. Madeira can also be referred to as a dessert wine or a fortified wine, due to the addition of neutral grape spirit during the ageing process. Madeira is known for its unique taste, which can range from dry and nutty to sweet with caramel notes. Other synonyms for Madeira can include "Portuguese wine," "fortified Portuguese wine," or simply "wine from Madeira".

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    • Proper noun, singular

What are the hypernyms for Madeira?

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What are the hyponyms for Madeira?

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What are the holonyms for Madeira?

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Usage examples for Madeira

The madeira having been brought, Cherami immediately drank two glasses to restore the tone of his stomach; then he took the bill of fare, and took pains to order the best of everything.
"Monsieur Cherami"
Charles Paul de Kock
Cherami poured out another glass of madeira, saying to his new friend: Come, come, my dear Gustave; if you persist in imitating the bear of Berne, by going from this room into the corridor, and returning from the corridor to this room, you won't do yourself any good.
"Monsieur Cherami"
Charles Paul de Kock
Thicken with the yolks of two eggs beaten with two tablespoonfuls of madeira.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book"
Myrtle Reed

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