Definition of Paxarete in US English:

Paxarete

(also Paxarette, Pajarete, Pascarete)

noun

  • A mixture of fortified wine and boiled-down grape juice, formerly drunk as a sherry, now used primarily for colouring or sweetening sherry or whisky.

Origin

Early 19th century. From Paxarete (now Pajarete), the name of a monastery near Jerez in Spain, where the drink was made.