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An ancient Greek beverage consisting of wine and honey.
[Late Latin oenomeli, from Greek oinomeli : oinos, wine + meli, honey; see melit- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Brewing) a drink made of wine and honey
2. literary a source of strength and sweetness
[C16: via Latin from Greek oinos wine + meli honey]
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|Noun||1.||oenomel - wine mixed with honey|
honey - a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
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