Cereal

A grass grown for its edible seed or grain, such as maize, wheat and rice.

Cereal

• (a.) Of or pertaining to the grasses which are cultivated for their edible seeds (as wheat, maize, rice, etc.), or to their seeds or grain. • (n.) Any grass cultivated for its edible grain, or the grain itself; -- usually in the plural.
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cereal

<botany> Those grasses which yield edible seeds commonly recognised as food grains. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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cereal

adjective made of grain or relating to grain or the plants that produce it; `a cereal beverage`; `cereal grasses`
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cereal

Click images to enlargeGrass grown for its edible, nutrient-rich, starchy seeds. The term refers primarily to wheat, oats, rye, and barley, but may also refer to maize (corn), millet, and rice. Cereals contain about 75% complex carbohydrates and 10% protein, plus fats and fibre (roughage). They store well. If ...
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Cereal

Ce're·al adjective [ Latin Cerealis pert. to Ceres, and hence, to agriculture. See Ceres .] Of or pertaining to the grasses which are cultivated for their edible seeds (as wheat, maize, rice, etc.), or to their seeds or grain.
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Cereal

Ce're·al noun Any grass cultivated for its edible grain, or the grain itself; -- usually in the plural.
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cereal

any grass yielding starchy seeds suitable for food. The cereals most commonly cultivated are wheat, rice, rye, oats, barley, corn (maize), and ... [31 related articles]
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Cereal

Cereal is a term applied to Gramineae cultivated for food (wheat, barley, rye, oats &c.). The name comes from Ceres, the goddess associated with corn.
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Cereal

It is the grass grown for its edible starch seeds. The term cereal refers primarily to barley and wheat, but may also refer to oats, maize, rye, millet and rice.
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cereal

[adj] - made of grain or relating to grain or the plants that produce it 2. [n] - grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat 3. [n] - a breakfast food prepared from grain
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