metheglin

[ muh-theg-lin ]

noun
  1. a variety of spiced mead.

Origin of metheglin

1
1525–35; <Welsh meddyglyn, equivalent to meddyg healing (<Latin medicus;see medical) + llyn liquor

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metheglin

/ (məˈθɛɡlɪn) /


noun
  1. (esp formerly) spiced or medicated mead

Origin of metheglin

1
C16: from Welsh meddyglyn, from meddyg healer (from Latin medicus medical) + llyn liquor

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