WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
mul•ture (mul′chər),USA pronunciation n. [Scots Law.]
- 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