Definition of mixen
dialectal, chiefly England
: a pile of dung or refuse : a manure heap
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Origin and Etymology of mixen
Middle English, from Old English, dung, dunghill; akin to Old English meox dung, filth, mīgan to urinate, Middle Dutch mist, mest dung, Old Saxon & Old High German mist dung, Old Norse mīga to urinate, Gothic maihstus dung, Latin mingere, meiere to urinate, Greek omichein, omeichein to urinate, Sanskrit mehati he urinates
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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