The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Meal \Meal\, n. [OE. mele, AS. melu, melo; akin to D. meel, G.
mehl, OHG. melo, Icel. mj["o]l, SW. mj["o]l, Dan. meel, also
to D. malen to grind, G. mahlen, OHG., OS., & Goth. malan,
Icel. mala, W. malu, L. molere, Gr. my`lh mill, and E. mill.
[root]108. Cf. Mill, Mold soil, Mole an animal,
1. Grain (esp. maize, rye, or oats) that is coarsely ground
and unbolted; also, a kind of flour made from beans,
pease, etc.; sometimes, any flour, esp. if coarse.
2. Any substance that is coarsely pulverized like meal, but
Meal beetle (Zool.), the adult of the meal worm. See Meal
Meal moth (Zool.), a lepidopterous insect (Asopia
farinalis), the larvae of which feed upon meal, flour,
Meal worm (Zool.), the larva of a beetle (Tenebrio
molitor) which infests granaries, bakehouses, etc., and
is very injurious to flour and meal.