Meaning of mavrodaphne in English:

mavrodaphne

Pronunciation /ˌmavrə(ʊ)ˈdafni/

noun

  • A sweet, deep red dessert wine produced in Greece; the grape from which this is made.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From modern Greek μαυροδάϕνη from Hellenistic Greek μαῦρος black, dark + ancient Greek δάϕνη laurel.