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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An ancient Greek beverage consisting of wine and honey.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A beverage made of wine and honey.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Wine mixed with honey; mead.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A drink made of wine mixed with honey. Compare mead, metheglin, and hydromel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. wine mixed with honey


Late Latin oenomeli, from Greek oinomeli : oinos, wine + meli, honey; see melit- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
oeno- + Latin mel ("honey") (Wiktionary)



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