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English definition of “malt”

malt

noun [U]     /mɒlt/ US  /mɑːlt/
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 whiskyCereals malt     verb [T]
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