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mealie meal

noun, Chiefly South African.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The native gave me a good-day in Kaffir, then begged for tobacco or a handful of mealie-meal.

    Prester John John Buchan
  • Even the little Kaffir children have their stomachs filled with rice or mealie-meal pap and can roll in the sun and be happy.

    Poppy Cynthia Stockley
  • The ordinary bait is mealie-meal paste, a locust or any kind of small animal, a phantom minnow, and even a piece of bright rag.

    The African Colony John Buchan
  • In the drum the meat, and also the mealie-meal porridge, was cooked.

    Through Shot and Flame J. D. Kestell.
British Dictionary definitions for mealie-meal

mealie meal

(South African) finely ground maize
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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