whole wheat
adjective Date: 1848 made of ground entire wheat kernels

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • whole-wheat — ☆ whole wheat [hōl′hwēt′, hōl′wēt′ ] adj. 1. ground from entire kernels of wheat [whole wheat flour] 2. made with whole wheat flour [whole wheat bread] …   English World dictionary

  • whole wheat — whole ,wheat or whole ,wheat adjective whole wheat bread or pasta is made from flour containing all the wheat grain, including the outer part …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whole-wheat — whole′ wheat′ adj. nut coo prepared with the complete wheat kernel: whole wheat flour[/ex] • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • whole wheat — adj AmE whole wheat flour or bread uses all of the grain, including the outer layer British Equivalent: wholemeal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whole-wheat — adjective of or relating to or derived from wheat wheaten bread • Syn: ↑wheaten, ↑wholemeal • Pertains to noun: ↑wheat (for: ↑wholemeal), ↑wheat, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • whole wheat — adjective : made of ground entire wheat berries * * * adj : made from wheat from which no part (such as the bran) has been removed whole wheat bread …   Useful english dictionary

  • whole-wheat — adjective a) made from all the constituents of the wheat grain b) made from whole wheat flour …   Wiktionary

  • whole wheat — adjective AmE whole wheat flour etc uses all of the grain, including the outer layer; wholemeal BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • whole-wheat — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. graham, all wheat, all grain, whole grain, 100 percent wheat …   English dictionary for students

  • whole-wheat — /hohl hweet , weet /, adj. prepared with the complete wheat kernel. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

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