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Mel

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mel

1. Unit of pitch; a pitch of 1000 mels results from a simple tone of frequency 1000 hz, 40 dB above the normal threshold of audibility.

2. (Science: prefix) limb.

Origin: G. Melos

3. A cheek.

Origin: G. Melon

4. Honey, sugar.

Synonym: honey.

Origin: L. Mel, mellis, G. Meli, melitos