-meal

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English -mele, from Old English -mǣlum (at times), from Proto-Germanic *mēlamiz, instrumental case of Proto-Germanic *mēlą (measure; time). Cognate with Saterland Frisian -moal, Dutch -maal, German Low German -maal, German -mal. More at meal.

Suffix[edit]

-meal

  1. (rare or no longer productive) Used to denote a fixed number, measure, or amount at a time.
    wordmeal (one word at a time, word by word)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English mele, from Old English melu (meal, flour), from Proto-Germanic *melwą (meal, flour), from Proto-Indo-European *mel-, *mol(w)ə- (to grind, mill). More at meal.

Suffix[edit]

-meal

  1. Denotes a powder made of ground cereal.
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