Definitions

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  • suffix Denotes a powder made of ground cereal.
  • suffix Used to denote a fixed number, measure, or amount at a time.

Etymologies

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From Middle English mele, from Old English melu ("meal, flour"), from Proto-Germanic *melwan (“meal, flour”), from Proto-Indo-European *mel-, *mol(w)ə- (“to grind, mill”). More at meal.

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From Middle English -mele, from Old English -mǣlum ("at times"), from mǣlum, dative plural of mǣl ("a time"). More at meal.

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