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adjective (1)

: made up of or resembling badgers
the meline mammals


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adjective (2)

: of the color quince yellow

Word History


Adjective (1)

Latin melinus, from meles marten, badger + -inus -ine

Adjective (2)

Greek mēlinos of a quince, quince-yellow, from mēlon apple, quince

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“Meline.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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