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Language: Old English
Origin: mealt

malt

noun
     
Related topics: Drink, Crops
malt
1 [uncountable]TACDFD grain, usually barley, that has been kept in water for a time and then dried. It is used for making beer, whisky etc
2 [countable] American EnglishDFD a drink made from milk, malt, and ice cream that usually has something else such as chocolate added:
a cheeseburger and a chocolate malt
3 [uncountable and countable] also malt whiskyDFD a type of high quality whisky from Scotland

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