hydromel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin hydromel, hydromeli, from hydro- (from Ancient Greek ὕδωρ (húdōr, water)) + mel (honey).

Noun[edit]

hydromel (uncountable)

  1. A liquor consisting of honey diluted in water; mead prior to fermentation.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin hydromel, hydromeli, from hydro- (from Ancient Greek ὕδωρ (húdōr, water)) + mel (honey).

Noun[edit]

hydromel m

  1. mead

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hydro- (from Ancient Greek ὕδωρ (húdōr, water)) + mel (honey).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hydromel n (genitive hydromelitis); third declension

  1. mead (or honey and water)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative hydromel hydromelita
genitive hydromelitis hydromelitum
dative hydromelitī hydromelitibus
accusative hydromel hydromelita
ablative hydromelite hydromelitibus
vocative hydromel hydromelita