WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
mul•ture  (mulchər),USA pronunciation n. [Scots Law.]
  1. Lawa toll or fee given to the proprietor of a mill for the grinding of grain, usually consisting of a fixed proportion of the grain brought or of the flour made.
  • Medieval Latin molitūra a grinding, equivalent. to Latin molit(us) (past participle of molere) to grind + -ūra -ure
  • Old French molture
  • Middle English multir 1250–1300

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