noun. an ear of corn.
Example sentences of the word mealie
1. Foreign word
Also, mealie is a traditional South African bread that is similar to corn-bread and served before or with the meal.
2. Noun, singular or mass
A common holiday meal in South Africa consists of rock lobster tail, lamb or pork served with cabbage and mealie bread, as an appetizer or with the meal.
3. Verb, base form
Served with most meals, phutu --- or mealie --- is a cornmeal porridge solid enough to be eaten with the hands.