maltster

[ mawlt-ster ]
/ ˈmɔlt stər /

noun

a maker of or dealer in malt.

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Origin of maltster

First recorded in 1325–75, maltster is from the Middle English word malt(e)stere.See malt, -ster
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British Dictionary definitions for maltster

maltster
/ (ˈmɔːltstə) /

noun

a person who makes or deals in malt
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