plural -s
dialectal, British
: the quantity of meal ground at one time : meal just ground
also : a grinding of grain

Word History


Middle English meltyre, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse meldr flour or grain in the mill; akin to Old Saxon maldar, a measure for grain, Old High German maltar; akin to Old English melu flour

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“Melder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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