Definition of mavrodaphne in English:

mavrodaphne

noun

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

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language. From modern Greek μαυροδάϕνη from Hellenistic Greek μαῦρος black, dark + ancient Greek δάϕνη laurel.

Pronunciation

mavrodaphne

/ˌmavrə(ʊ)ˈdafni/