metheglin

metheglin

[muh-theg-lin]
noun
a variety of spiced mead.

Origin:
1525–35; < Welsh meddyglyn, equivalent to meddyg healing (< Latin medicus; see medical) + llyn liquor

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metheglin (məˈθɛɡlɪn)
 
n
(esp formerly) spiced or medicated mead
 
[C16: from Welsh meddyglyn, from meddyg healer (from Latin medicusmedical) + llyn liquor]

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