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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mati-, from Proto-Germanic *matiz.

PrefixEdit

mete-

  1. of or relating to food, food preparation, serving, or eating; edible; culinary
    meteþearfende "lacking food, destitute"
    metenēad "food requisite"
    metesōcn "appetite, craving"
    meteclyfa "pantry"
    metefæt "bowl, platter, dish"
    metesticca "spoon"
    meteswamm "edible mushroom"
    meteþeġn "steward"
    meteþing "food preparation, operation of cooking"
    meteþiht "well-nourished"

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