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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 947 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MEALIE, the South African name for Indian corn or maize. The word as spelled represents the pronunciation of the Cape Dutch m.ilje, an adaptation of milho (da India), the millet of India, the Portuguese name for millet, used in South Africa for maize.
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