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An alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey and water.
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(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]
(Physical Geography) an archaic or poetic word for meadow
[Old English mǣd]
(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)
(Biography) Margaret. 1901–78, US anthropologist. Her works include Coming of Age in Samoa (1928) and Male and Female (1949)
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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]
[before 1000; Middle English mede, Old English mǣd]
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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|Noun||1.||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 water |
honey - a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
metheglin - spiced or medicated mead
hydromel - honey diluted in water; becomes mead when fermented
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mead[ˈmiːd] n → hydromel m
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