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From Latin mel (honey).

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Singular
Mel

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Mel (uncountable)
  1. honey

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mel m.

  1. millet

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mel m.

  1. honey

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From Latin mel (honey). Compare French miel, Italian miele, Portuguese mel, Romanian miere, Spanish miel.

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mel f.

  1. honey

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From Old Norse mjǫl, from Proto-Indo-European *melh₁- (to grind, rub, break up).

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Mel n. (singular definite Melet, not used in plural form)

  1. flour

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mel

  1. eye

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From Latin mel.

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Mel m. (plural meles)

  1. honey

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From Proto-Indo-European *mélh₁-it-. Cognates include Ancient Greek μέλι (meli), Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌻𐌹𐌸 (miliþ), and possibly Old Armenian [[մեղր#Patrono:Xcl|մեղր]] (mełr).

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mel (genitive mellis); n, third declension

  1. honey
    • c. 254-184 BCEPlautus, Truculentus, 2.4.20
      hoc est melle dulci dulcius
      This is honey sweeter than sweet honey.
  2. (figuratively) sweetness, pleasantness
    • c. 35-100 ADQuintilian, Institutio Oratoria, 3.1.5
      Sed nos veremur ne parum hic liber mellis et absinthii multum habere videatur
      But I fear that this book will have too little sweetness and too much wormwood.
  3. (figuratively, term of endearment) darling, sweet, honey
    • c. 254-184 BCEPlautus, Bacchides, 18
      cor meum spes mea / mel meum suavitudo cibus gaudium
      My heart, my hope, my honey, sweetness, food delight.

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  • Note that the ablative singular melle has the alternative form melli.

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  • Mel” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

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mel m.

  1. flour

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From Latin mel (honey). Compare Catalan mel, French miel, Italian miele, Romanian miere, Spanish miel.

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mel m.

  1. honeybr:mel

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