milwell

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English milwell (amid many other forms), from Anglo-Norman meluel (amid other forms) and Old French moluel, probably from moruel, from Old Breton mor (sea) (from Proto-Brythonic *mor) + Old French lus and luz (pike, [as sea-luce] hake) + -el (diminutive suffix).[1]

NounEdit

milwell (plural milwells)

  1. (Scotland, dialectal or historical) The Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 3rd ed. "milwell, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 2002.

Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman; see the English section above.

NounEdit

milwell

  1. milwell: the Atlantic cod

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