muesli

noun mues·li \ ˈmyüs-lē , ˈmyüz- \
Updated on: 15 Apr 2018

Definition of muesli

: a breakfast cereal of Swiss origin consisting of rolled oats, nuts, and fruit

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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


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