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malt

noun uk   /mɒlt/ us    /mɑːlt/

malt noun (GRAIN)

[U] grain, usually barley, that has been left in water until it starts to grow and is then dried. It is used in the making of alcoholic drinks such as beer and whisky

malt noun (DRINK)

[C or U] ( also malt whisky) whisky made using malt rather than ordinary grain [C] US ( also malted) a drink made from malt, ice cream, and milk
malt
verb [T] uk   us  
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