mealie meal


noun Chiefly South African. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of mealie meal

  • In the drum the meat, and also the mealie-meal porridge, was cooked.

  • The native gave me a good-day in Kaffir, then begged for tobacco or a handful of mealie-meal.

    Prester John

    John Buchan

  • Even the little Kaffir children have their stomachs filled with rice or mealie-meal pap and can roll in the sun and be happy.


    Cynthia Stockley

  • The ordinary bait is mealie-meal paste, a locust or any kind of small animal, a phantom minnow, and even a piece of bright rag.

British Dictionary definitions for mealie meal

mealie meal

mielie meal


Southern African finely ground maize
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