glogg (glŏg) also glögg (glœg)
A hot punch of sweetened red wine mixed with brandy or another liquor and flavored with almonds, raisins, orange peel, and various spices.
[Swedish glögg, alteration of glödgat (vin), mulled (wine), past participle of glödga, to mull, from glöd, ember, from Old Norse glodh; see ghel-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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