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Mead that has been flavored with herbs or spices.
[Welsh meddyglyn : meddyg, medicinal (from Latin medicus, from medērī, to heal; see med- in Indo-European roots) + llyn, liquor.]
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(Brewing) (esp formerly) spiced or medicated mead
[C16: from Welsh meddyglyn, from meddyg healer (from Latin medicus medical) + llyn liquor]
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