Definitions for vermouthvərˈmuθ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an aromatized white wine in which herbs and other flavorings have been steeped.
Origin of vermouth:
1800–10; < F
any of several white wines flavored with aromatic herbs; used as aperitifs or in mixed drinks
A wine in which herbs have been steeped for added flavor (sometimes used as an ingredient in mixed alcoholic drinks).
An aperitif wine that matches the general description of .
Origin: From vermout, from Wermut.