mea|lie [ˈmi:li] n [U and C] informal
maize, or a piece of maize

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  • mealie — [mē′lē] n. [Afrik milje < Port milho, millet (in milho grande, maize) < L milium, MILLET] South Afr. 1. CORN1 (sense 3)usually used in pl. 2. an ear of this …   English World dictionary

  • mealie — UK [ˈmiːlɪ] / US [ˈmɪlɪ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms mealie : singular mealie plural mealies South African maize, or a piece of maize …   English dictionary

  • Mealie bread — or sweetcorn bread is a type of South African cuisine. It is sweetened bread baked with sweetcorn, traditionally buttered and eaten while still hot out of the oven. Mealie bread tends to use white maize, rather than the yellow maize used in… …   Wikipedia

  • mealie meal — noun Finely ground maize • • • Main Entry: ↑mealie …   Useful english dictionary

  • mealie pap — noun Porridge made with ground maize • • • Main Entry: ↑mealie …   Useful english dictionary

  • mealie pudding — noun (Scot) A white pudding • • • Main Entry: ↑meal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mealie Pap — Ugali (Aussprache wie im Deutschen, mit Betonung auf dem langen a ) ist die in Ostafrika am meisten verzehrte Speise. Sie besteht aus zerstoßenen oder zermahlenen stärkehaltigen Feldfrüchten (Getreidesamen oder Wurzelknollen), die zu einem Brei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mealie cob — noun see mealie 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • mealie — noun Etymology: Afrikaans mielie, from obsolete Dutch milie millet, maize, from Middle French mil millet more at millet Date: 1855 South African Indian corn; also an ear of Indian corn …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mealie — /mee lee/, n. South African. 1. Sometimes, mealies. corn; maize. 2. an ear of corn. [1850 55; < Afrik mielie < Pg milho maize, millet < L milium MILLET] * * * …   Universalium

  • mealie — noun /ˈmiːli/ An ear or kernel of maize; in plural as mass noun: maize, corn. My mother planted and harvested her own mealies …   Wiktionary

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