mealie

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noun mea·lie \ˈmē-lē\

Definition of mealie

South Africa

  1. :  1corn 4

Origin and Etymology of mealie

Afrikaans mielie, from obsolete Dutch milie millet, maize, from Middle French mil millet — more at millet


First Known Use: 1855


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