- 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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Historical Examples of oenomel
For the coffee—thank you, indeed thank you, but nothing after the 'oenomel' and before half past six.The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846
Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
- 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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