melado

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish, from melar ‎(to sugar, to candy).

Noun[edit]

melado ‎(countable and uncountable, plural melados or meladoes)

  1. A mixture of sugar and molasses; crude sugar as it comes from the pans without being drained.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From melar ‎(to sweeten with honey).

Adjective[edit]

melado m ‎(feminine singular melada, masculine plural melados, feminine plural meladas, comparable)

  1. honey-sweet (very sweet)
  2. honey-colored (having the color of honey)
  3. sticky
  4. (Brazil, colloquial) drunk
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Verb[edit]

melado

  1. past participle of melar

Etymology 2[edit]

From melar ‎(to wither, dry up).

Adjective[edit]

melado m ‎(feminine singular melada, masculine plural melados, feminine plural meladas, comparable)

  1. withered
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Verb[edit]

melado

  1. past participle of melar