meal

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1meal

noun \ˈmēl\

Definition of MEAL

1
:  an act or the time of eating a portion of food to satisfy appetite
2
:  the portion of food eaten at a meal

Origin of MEAL

Middle English meel appointed time, meal, from Old English ̄l; akin to Old High German māl time, Latin metiri to measure — more at measure
First Known Use: before 12th century

2meal

noun

Definition of MEAL

1
:  the usually coarsely ground and unbolted seeds of a cereal grass or pulse; especially :  cornmeal
2
:  a product resembling seed meal especially in particle size or texture

Origin of MEAL

Middle English mele, from Old English melu; akin to Old High German melo meal, Latin molere to grind, Greek mylē mill
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

meal

noun \ˈmē(ə)l\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MEAL

: the portion of food taken at one time to satisfy appetite

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