Definition of muesli
: a breakfast cereal of Swiss origin consisting of rolled oats, nuts, and fruit
Recent Examples of muesli from the Web
At La Réserve, the charming hotel in fashion designer Pierre Cardin’s former home, a silver tray arrived with muesli and almond milk, a bracing ginger tea, and some vegan bread.
The bowls skew sweet, like muesli with hibiscus-poached pear for breakfast, or savory, the veg sprinkled with buzz ingredients like sumac and black sesame.
Share via facebook dialogShare via Pinterest The beds are outfitted with super soft linens, there’s under-floor heating to keep you warm, a solar shower, and your stay includes an in-pod dinner and a breakfast of organic muesli and yogurt.
The lavish on-board breakfast buffet included a heaping bowl of a creamy-style, cold muesli (oats mixed with yogurt, milk, nuts and fruit, etc.) specifically prepared for the tastes of European guests.
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Origin and Etymology of muesli
borrowed from Swiss German Müesli, diminutive of Mues “soft food, mush, pulp,” going back to Old High German muos, going back to West Germanic *mōsa- “food, soft food” (whence Old Saxon, Old English & Old Frisian mōs “food, prepared food”), probably from *mōt-, lengthened grade derivative of *mati- “food” + a suffixal -t- — more at meat
First Known Use: 1939See Words from the same year
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