mealie

noun
mea·​lie | \ ˈmē-lē How to pronounce mealie (audio) \

Definition of mealie

South Africa

First Known Use of mealie

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mealie

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

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