Mead meaning

mēd
A meadow.
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(poetic) A meadow.
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An alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey and water.
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An alcoholic liquor made of fermented honey and water, often with spices, fruit, malt, etc. added.
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An alcoholic drink fermented from honey and water.
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(person) 1901-78; U.S. anthropologist.
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(place) Lake in SE Nev. & NW Ariz., formed by Hoover Dam on the Colorado River: c. 250 sq mi (647 sq km)
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(US) A drink composed of syrup of sarsaparilla or other flavouring extract, and water, and sometimes charged with carbonic acid gas.
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Origin of mead

  • Middle English mede from Old English mǣd mē-4 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old English meodu medhu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English mede, from Old English medu, from Proto-Germanic *meduz, from Proto-Indo-European *médÊ°u "˜honey; honey wine'.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old English mÇ£d. Cognate with West Frisian miede, Low German Meed, Mede.

    From Wiktionary