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malt

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noun \ˈmȯlt\

Simple Definition of malt

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of malt

  1. 1 :  grain (as barley) softened by steeping in water, allowed to germinate, and used especially in brewing and distilling

  2. 2 :  malt liquor

  3. 3 :  malted milk

malty

play \ˈmȯl-tē\ adjective

Origin and Etymology 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


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malt

verb

Definition of malt

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to convert into malt

  3. 2 :  to make or treat with malt or malt extract

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to become malt

  6. 2 :  to make grain into malt



15th Century

First Known Use of malt

15th century


MALT Defined for Kids

malt

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noun \ˈmȯlt\

Definition of malt for Students

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

  2. 2 :  malted milk




Medical Dictionary

malt

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noun \ˈmȯlt\

Medical Definition of malt

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




MALT

abbreviation

Medical Definition of MALT

  1. mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue




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