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hydromel

[hahy-druh-mel] /ˈhaɪ drəˌmɛl/
noun
1.
a liquor consisting of honey and water that, when fermented, becomes mead.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Latin < Greek hydrómeli, equivalent to hydro- hydro-1 + méli honey; replacing late Middle English ydromel < Medieval Latin (variant of hydromel)
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hydromel

/ˈhaɪdrəʊˌmɛl/
noun
1.
(archaic) another word for mead1
Word Origin
C15: from Latin, from Greek hudromeli, from hydro- + meli honey
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