A mixture of wheat and rye grown together as one crop. During the 13c it began to replace a crop of pure wheat on manors in fen country. [< OldFr. mesteillon < Lat. mixtus = mixed] -
Cf. Maslin

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Maslin — Kind of bread made from a mix of rye and wheat grain. [<OldFr. mesteillon < Lat. mistus = mixed] Cf. Bulmong; Mixtil …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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