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muesli

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noun mues·li \ˈmyüs-lē, ˈmyüz-\

Definition of muesli

  1. :  a breakfast cereal of Swiss origin consisting of rolled oats, nuts, and fruit



Origin of muesli

German dialect (Swiss) Müsli, diminutive of German Mus soft food, mush, from Old High German muos; akin to Old English mōs food and probably to Old English mete food — more at meat


First Known Use: 1939


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