Definition of mead noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//miːd//
; NAmE NAmE//miːd//
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a sweet alcoholic drink made from honey and water, drunk especially in the past Word OriginOld English me(o)du, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch mee and German Met, from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit madhu ‘sweet drink, honey’ and Greek methu ‘wine’.
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