Definition of moelleux in English:

moelleux

noun

  • Mellowness or smoothness of taste, especially in a wine.

adjective

  • Especially of a sweet white wine: mellow or smooth in taste.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Moore (1779–1852), poet. From French † moëlleux, moelleux mellow from Old French moelle marrow + -eux.

Pronunciation

moelleux

/mwɑːˈləː/