Barley or other grain, steeped in water and dried in a kiln, thus forcing germination until the saccharine principle has been evolved. It is used in brewing and in the distillation of whisky.
- Grain, usually barley, that has been allowed to sprout, used chiefly in brewing and distilling.
- An alcoholic beverage, such as beer or ale, brewed from malt.
- See malted milk.
- To process (grain) into malt.
- To treat or mix with malt or a malt extract.
- To become malt.