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mead 1

 (mēd)
n.
An alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey and water.

[Middle English mede, mead, from Old English medu, meodu; see medhu- in Indo-European roots.]

mead 2

 (mēd)
n. Archaic
A meadow.

[Middle English mede, from Old English mǣd; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]
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mead

(miːd)
n
(Brewing) an alcoholic drink made by fermenting a solution of honey, often with spices added
[Old English meodu; related to Old High German metu, Greek methu, Welsh medd]

mead

(miːd)
n
(Physical Geography) an archaic or poetic word for meadow
[Old English mǣd]

Mead

(miːd)
n
(Placename) Lake Mead a reservoir in NW Arizona and SE Nevada, formed by the Hoover Dam across the Colorado River: one of the largest man-made lakes in the world. Area: 588 sq km (227 sq miles)

Mead

(miːd)
n
(Biography) Margaret. 1901–78, US anthropologist. Her works include Coming of Age in Samoa (1928) and Male and Female (1949)
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mead1

(mid)

n.
an alcoholic drink of fermented honey and water.
[before 900; Old English me(o)du; c. Old High German metu, Skt madhu honey, Greek méthy wine]

mead2

(mid)

n. Archaic.
meadow.
[before 1000; Middle English mede, Old English mǣd]

Mead

(mid)

n.
1. Margaret, 1901–78, U.S. anthropologist.
2. Lake, a lake in NW Arizona and SE Nevada, formed by Hoover Dam on the Colorado River. 227 sq. mi. (588 sq. km).
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mead - United States anthropologist noted for her claims about adolescence and sexual behavior in Polynesian cultures (1901-1978)Mead - United States anthropologist noted for her claims about adolescence and sexual behavior in Polynesian cultures (1901-1978)
2.Mead - United States philosopher of pragmatism (1863-1931)
3.mead - made of fermented honey and watermead - made of fermented honey and water  
honey - a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
brew, brewage - drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
metheglin - spiced or medicated mead
hydromel - honey diluted in water; becomes mead when fermented
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Translations
medovina
mjød
mõdu
mjöður
はちみつ酒ミード
mjød
medovina
mjöd

mead

[miːd] Naguamiel f, hidromiel m
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mead

[ˈmiːd] nhydromel m
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mead

1
n (= drink)Met m

mead

2
n (old, poet)Aue f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mead

1 [miːd] nidromele m

mead

2 [miːd] n (liter) (meadow) → prato
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References in periodicals archive ?
Acerglyn is made with maple syrup, Cyser with apples and Braggot with malted grain, while Melomel is a fruity mead and Capsicumel is flavored with chili pepper.
This cyser is made from wild Welsh apples blended with native honey and fermented in open oak casks.
In that same series is Pome Mel, a cyser made with a 50/50 blend of apples and Colorado wildflower honey and aged on rosemary and lavender.