multure

noun
mul·​ture | \ ˈməl-chər How to pronounce multure (audio) , Scottish usually ˈmü-tər How to pronounce multure (audio) \

Definition of multure

chiefly Scotland
: a fee for grinding grain at a mill

First Known Use of multure

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for multure

Middle English multyr, from Anglo-French multure, molture, literally, grinding, from Vulgar Latin *molitura, from Latin molitus, past participle of molere to grind — more at meal

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“Multure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multure. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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