mead·​ery | \ ˈmē-də-rē How to pronounce meadery (audio) \
plural meaderies

Definition of meadery

: a place where mead is produced We may have advanced from the Middle Ages, but you still can get a mouthful of real honey wine … in this meadery's tasting room.— Jill K. Robinson And it's good news for the bees, said McNeil-Draper, who hopes the meadery will help draw attention to an insect that's suffered tremendous losses in the past two years.— Rob Rogers Visit a brewery, cidery, or meadery today and sample some tasty beverages!Vermont Vacation Guide

First Known Use of meadery

1978, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for meadery

mead entry 1 + -ery (after brewery, winery)

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Cite this Entry

“Meadery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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