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cereal grain

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  • Cereal — Grain redirects here. For other uses, see Grain (disambiguation). This article is about grains in general. For breakfast cereal, see Breakfast cereal. Oats, barley, and some food products made from cereal grains. Cereals are grasses (members of… …   Wikipedia

  • cereal — ► NOUN 1) a grain used for food, for example wheat, maize, or rye. 2) a grass producing such grain. 3) a breakfast food made from a cereal grain or grains. ORIGIN Latin, from Ceres, the Roman goddess of agriculture …   English terms dictionary

  • cereal farming — Introduction  growing (plant) of cereal crops for human food and livestock feed, as well as for other uses, including industrial starch.       Cereals, or grains, are members of the grass family cultivated primarily for their starchy seeds… …   Universalium

  • cereal — /sear ee euhl/, n. 1. any plant of the grass family yielding an edible grain, as wheat, rye, oats, rice, or corn. 2. the grain itself. 3. some edible preparation of it, esp. a breakfast food. adj. 4. of or pertaining to grain or the plants… …   Universalium

  • grain — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, partly from Anglo French grain cereal grain, from Latin granum; partly from Anglo French graine seed, kermes, from Latin grana, plural of granum more at corn Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) obsolete a single small… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grain weevil — ▪ insect also called  Granary Weevil        (species Sitophilus granarius), insect of the family Curculionidae (order Coleoptera), a common pest of stored grain (cereal). This small brown weevil is about 3 to 4 mm (0.1 inch) long. The female… …   Universalium

  • cereal — noun 1》 a grain used for food, for example wheat, maize, or rye.     ↘a grass producing such grain, grown as an agricultural crop. 2》 a breakfast food made from a cereal grain or grains. Origin C19 (as adjective): from L. cerealis, from Ceres,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • grain — [grān] n. [ME greyne < OFr grein, a seed, grain (< L granum, a seed, kernel) & grainne, seed or grain collectively (< LL grana, fem., orig. pl. of L granum) < IE base * ĝer , to become ripe > CORN1, KERNEL] 1. a small, hard seed or …   English World dictionary

  • cereal — 1832, grass yielding edible grain, originally an adj. (1818) having to do with edible grain, from Fr. céréale (16c., of Ceres; 18c. in grain sense), from L. Cerealis of grain, originally of Ceres, from Ceres, Italic goddess of agriculture, from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • grain — ► NOUN 1) wheat or other cultivated cereal used as food. 2) a single seed or fruit of a cereal. 3) a small, hard particle of a substance such as sand. 4) the smallest unit of weight in the troy and avoirdupois systems, equal to 1 / 5760 of a… …   English terms dictionary

  • cereal — [sir′ē əl] adj. [< L Cerealis, of CERES, goddess of agriculture < IE base * k̑er , * k̑rē , to grow: see CREATE] of grain or the grasses producing grain n. 1. any grain used for food, as wheat, oats, or rice 2. any grass producing such… …   English World dictionary

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