[ee-nuh-mel, en-uh-]


a drink made of wine mixed with honey.
something combining strength with sweetness.

Origin of oenomel

1565–75; < Late Latin oenomeli < Greek oinómeli, equivalent to oîno(s) wine + méli honey
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a drink made of wine and honey
literary a source of strength and sweetness

Word Origin for oenomel

C16: via Latin from Greek oinos wine + meli honey
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