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marc:

see brandybrandy
[for brandywine, from Du.,=burnt, i.e., distilled, wine], strong alcoholic spirit distilled from wine or from marc, the residue of the wine press. The most noted brandy is cognac, made from white grapes in the Charente district of France.
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the residue obtained after squeezing the juice from grapes, grape pulp, berries, or fruit. When using screw presses the total quantity of marc (seeds or skin) may attain 21 percent of the processed grapes. The marc can be white or red, sweet (nonfermented) or fermented. Tartaric acid and ethyl alcohol are obtained from marc. Grape seed oil and oenotannin are extracted from grape seeds. The dried skin is used to feed livestock or as fertilizer. A red eno dye used in confectionery is obtained from red marc.

marc

1. the remains of grapes or other fruit that have been pressed for wine-making
2. a brandy distilled from these

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Franz . 1880--1916, German expressionist painter; cofounder with Kandinsky of the Blaue Reiter group (1911). He is noted for his symbolic compositions of animals
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