mete-

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English, from mete

Prefix[edit]

mete-

  1. of or relating to food, food preparation, serving, or eating; edible; culinary
    meteþearfende "lacking food, destitute"
    metenēad "food requisite"
    metesōcn "appetite, craving"
    meteclyfa "pantry"
    metefæt "bowl, platter, dish"
    metesticca "spoon"
    meteswamm "edible mushroom"
    meteþeġn "steward"
    meteþing "food preparation, operation of cooking"
    meteþiht "well-nourished"