wheat berry
noun Date: 1848 an unprocessed whole kernel of wheat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wheat berry — noun 1. a grain of wheat • Hypernyms: ↑grain, ↑caryopsis • Part Holonyms: ↑wheat 2. grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour • Syn: ↑wheat …   Useful english dictionary

  • wheat berry — wheat′ ber ry n. nut coo pln the whole kernel of wheat, sometimes cracked or ground and made into bread or used as a cereal • Etymology: 1535–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • wheat berry — the whole kernel of wheat, sometimes cracked or ground and used as a cereal or cooked food, or made into bread. [1535 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • wheat corn — wheat berry or wheat corn noun The grain of wheat • • • Main Entry: ↑wheat …   Useful english dictionary

  • wheat germ — noun embryo of the wheat kernel; removed before milling and eaten as a source of vitamins • Hypernyms: ↑nutriment, ↑nourishment, ↑nutrition, ↑sustenance, ↑aliment, ↑alimentation, ↑victuals • …   Useful english dictionary

  • berry — [ber′ē] n. pl. berries [ME & OE berie, a berry, grape, akin to ON ber, Goth weina basi, lit., wine berry] 1. any small, juicy, fleshy fruit, as a strawberry or raspberry 2. the dry seed or kernel of various plants, as a coffee bean or wheat grain …   English World dictionary

  • berry — berryless, adj. berrylike, adj. /ber ee/, n., pl. berries, v., berried, berrying. n. 1. any small, usually stoneless, juicy fruit, irrespective of botanical structure, as the huckleberry, strawberry, or hackberry. 2. Bot. a simple fruit having a… …   Universalium

  • berry — /ˈbɛri / (say beree) noun (plural berries) 1. any small, (usually) stoneless and juicy fruit, irrespective of botanical structure, as the gooseberry, strawberry, holly berry, rosehip, etc. 2. a dry seed or kernel, as of wheat. 3. a knob on a swan …   Australian English dictionary

  • berry — I. noun (plural berries) Etymology: Middle English berye, from Old English berie; akin to Old High German beri berry Date: before 12th century 1. a. a pulpy and usually edible fruit (as a strawberry, raspberry, or checkerberry) of small size… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • berry — ber•ry [[t]ˈbɛr i[/t]] n. pl. ries, 1) bot any small usu. stoneless juicy fruit irrespective of botanical structure, as the huckleberry, strawberry, or hackberry 2) bot a simple fruit having a pulpy pericarp in which the seeds are embedded, as… …   From formal English to slang

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