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See also: MALT, målt, malț, and Mal't

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English malt, from Old English mealt, malt, from Proto-Germanic *maltą (malt), from *maltaz (soft; nesh; weak; squashy; melting), from Proto-Indo-European *meld-, *mled- (to crush; grind; make weak). Cognate with Saterland Frisian Moalt (malt), Dutch mout (malt), German Malz (malt), Swedish malt (malt), Old Church Slavonic младъ (mladŭ, tender; young), Russian молодой (molodoj, young; fresh; new). The Proto-Germanic noun was borrowed into Proto-Slavic as *malta; compare Ukrainian молот (mólot), Czech mláto. More at melt.

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malt (countable and uncountable, plural malts)

  1. Malted grain (sprouted grain) (usually barley), used in brewing and otherwise.
  2. Malt liquor, especially malt whisky.
    • 1896, A. E. Housman, A Shropshire Lad, LXII:
      Oh many a peer of England brews
      Livelier liquor than the Muse,
      And malt does more than Milton can
      To justify God's ways to man.
  3. (US) Short for "malted milkshake", a milkshake with malted milk powder added for flavor.
  4. Maltose-rich sugar derived from malted grain.

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malt (third-person singular simple present malts, present participle malting, simple past and past participle malted)

  1. To convert a cereal grain into malt by causing it to sprout (by soaking in water) and then halting germination (by drying with hot air) in order to develop enzymes that can break down starches and proteins in the grain.

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DanishEdit

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malt

  1. past participle of male

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malt m, n (plural malts, diminutive maltje n)

  1. (especially in diminutive) malt beer

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malt

  1. Third-person singular present of malen.
  2. Second-person plural present of malen.
  3. Imperative plural of malen.

LatvianEdit

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malt tr., 1st conj., pres. maļu, mal, maļ, past malu

  1. to grind
  2. to mill
  3. to mince
  4. to purr

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

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From Old Norse malt

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malt n (definite singular maltet)

  1. malt (grain prepared for brewing and distilling)

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malt

  1. past participle of male

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse malt

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malt n (definite singular maltet)

  1. malt (grain prepared for brewing and distilling)

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SwedishEdit

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malt n

  1. malt

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malt

  1. supine of mala.

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malt (definite accusative maltı, plural maltlar)

  1. malt

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malt (plural malts)

  1. malt (malted grain)

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