\ ˈmēˌlīn, ˈmeˌ- \

Definition of meline

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: made up of or resembling badgers the meline mammals
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Definition of meline (Entry 2 of 2)

: of the color quince yellow

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History and Etymology for meline

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meline. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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