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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of munch

1375–1425; late Middle English monchen, variant of mocchen; imitative

OTHER WORDS FROM munch

muncher, nounun·munched, adjective

Definition for munch (2 of 3)

Munch
[ moongk ]
/ mʊŋk /

noun

Ed·vard [ed-vahrd], /ˈɛd vɑrd/, 1863–1944, Norwegian painter and graphic artist.

Definition for munch (3 of 3)

Münch
[ mynsh ]
/ münʃ /

noun

Charles, 1891–1968, French conductor in the U.S.
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British Dictionary definitions for munch (1 of 2)

munch
/ (mʌntʃ) /

verb

to chew (food) steadily, esp with a crunching noise

Derived forms of munch

muncher, noun

Word Origin for munch

C14 monche, of imitative origin; compare crunch

British Dictionary definitions for munch (2 of 2)

Munch
/ (mʊŋk) /

noun

Edvard (ˈɛdvard). 1863–1944, Norwegian painter and engraver, whose works, often on the theme of death, include The Scream (1893); a major influence on the expressionists, esp on die Brücke
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