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1malt

noun \ˈmlt\

: grain and especially barley that is soaked in water and used in making alcoholic drinks (such as beer and whiskey)

Full Definition of MALT

1
:  grain (as barley) softened by steeping in water, allowed to germinate, and used especially in brewing and distilling
3
malty \ˈml-tē\ adjective
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Origin of MALT

Middle English, from Old English mealt; akin to Old High German malz malt, Old English meltan to melt
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with MALT

2malt

verb

Definition of MALT

transitive verb
1
:  to convert into malt
2
:  to make or treat with malt or malt extract
intransitive verb
1
:  to become malt
2
:  to make grain into malt

First Known Use of MALT

15th century
MALT Defined for Kids

malt

noun \ˈmlt\

Definition of MALT for Kids

1
:  grain and especially barley soaked in water until it has sprouted
Medical Dictionary

malt

noun \ˈmlt\

Medical Definition of MALT

:  grain softened by steeping in water, allowed to germinate, and used especially in brewing and distilling

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