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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of mealie.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Maize.


Latin milum (“grain”) through Afrikaans. (Wiktionary)


  • Payments in kind such as mielie meal, bread and milk amounting to

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  • The commission was currently investigating the price-fixing of bread, mielie meal and dairy products involving Premier Foods, Tiger

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  • Using a "mielie bag" analogy, he explained that what's happening in the markets now can be compared to a farmer who produced only 100 bags of mielies a year, but consumed 108, borrowing the other eight from his neighbour.

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  • Mashi went missing on Saturday and his body was found in a mielie field on Thursday.

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  • It was estimated that 61 percent of the maize growing area was planted with white maize, the source of mielie-meal for human consumption, compared with 53 percent the previous year.

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  • Ferreira said the white maize crop, the source of mielie-meal for human consumption, was especially at risk.

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  • He said the Afrikaans media and their intellectuals operated inside a "mielie driehoek" (mealie triangle) mentality which was only real between Potchefstroom, Bloemfontein and Pretoria.

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  • Renewed random shootings kept the terrified villagers out of their homes at night and away from the mist-covered mielie plantations that have become fields of terror and murder.

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  • He said David Masilo and Metoa were arrested by police at 3am on Monday and were found in a mielie field.

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