multure

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French molture (modern French mouture), from Medieval Latin molitura, from the past participle stem of molere ‘grind’. Compare mill.

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Noun[edit]

multure (countable and uncountable, plural multures)

  1. A grinding of grain, or the grain that is ground.
  2. (Scotland, historical) A toll paid to a miller, mill-owner etc., generally in kind, for grinding corn or pulverizing ore.

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French molture (modern French mouture), from Medieval Latin molitura, from the past participle stem of molere ‘grind’. Compare mill.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

multure (plural multures)

  1. (historical, agriculture) multure