melder

noun mel·der \ˈmel(d)ə(r)\

Definition of melder

plural

-s

dialectal, British

  1. :  the quantity of meal ground at one time :  meal just ground; also :  a grinding of grain

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Origin and Etymology of melder

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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