malt Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “malt” in the English Dictionary

"malt" in British English

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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 ​alcoholicdrinks such as ​beer and whisky

malt noun (DRINK)

[C or U] (also malt whisky) whisky made using malt ​rather than ​ordinarygrain [C] US (also malted) a ​drink made from malt, icecream, and ​milk
verb [T] uk   us  
(Definition of malt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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maltnoun [U]

 us   /mɔlt/
grain, usually barley , that has been ​left in ​water until it ​starts to ​grow and is then ​dried, used in making some ​types of ​alcoholicdrinks
(Definition of malt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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