malt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English mealt, malt, from Proto-Germanic *maltą. Cognate with Dutch mout, German Malz, Swedish malt. The Proto-Germanic noun is likely a borrowing from Proto-Slavic *malta; compare Ukrainian молот (mólot), Czech mláto.

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malt (plural malts)

  1. Malted grain (sprouted grain) (usually barley), used in brewing and otherwise.
  2. Malt liquor, especially malt whisky.
    • 1896, A. E. Housman, A Shropshire Lad, LXII:
      Oh many a peer of England brews
      Livelier liquor than the Muse,
      And malt does more than Milton can
      To justify God's ways to man.
  3. (US) Short for "malted milk shake", a milkshake with malted milk powder added for flavor
  4. Maltose-rich sugar derived from malted grain.

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malt (third-person singular simple present malts, present participle malting, simple past and past participle malted)

  1. To convert a cereal grain into malt by causing it to sprout (by soaking in water) and then halting germination (by drying with hot air) in order to develop enzymes that can break down starches and proteins in the grain.

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Danish[edit]

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malt

  1. past participle of male

Dutch[edit]

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malt m, n (plural malts, diminutive maltje n)

  1. (especially in diminutive) malt beer

German[edit]

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malt

  1. Third-person singular present of malen.
  2. Second-person plural present of malen.
  3. Imperative plural of malen.

Latvian[edit]

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malt tr., 1st conj., pres. maļu, mal, maļ, past malu

  1. to grind

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse malt

Noun[edit]

malt n (definite singular maltet)

  1. malt (grain prepared for brewing and distilling)

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malt

  1. past participle of male

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

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From Old Norse malt

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malt n (definite singular maltet)

  1. malt (grain prepared for brewing and distilling)

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Swedish[edit]

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malt n

  1. malt

Verb[edit]

malt

  1. supine of mala.

Turkish[edit]

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malt (definite accusative maltı, plural maltlar)

  1. malt

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malt (plural malts)

  1. malt (malted grain)

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