Definition of muscadin in US English:

muscadin

noun

historical, archaic
  • Especially in Paris in the 18th and 19th centuries: a dandy, a fop. Hence depreciatively: a member of a Moderate party (composed chiefly of young men of the upper middle class) in the early years of the French Revolution (1794–6).

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Charles Pigott (d. 1794). From French muscadin, specifically sense development of muscadin.

Pronunciation

muscadin

/ˈmʊskədã/