Definition of Wheat

1. Noun. Annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains.




2. Noun. Grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour.
Exact synonyms: Wheat Berry
Generic synonyms: Cereal, Food Grain, Grain
Specialized synonyms: Bulghur, Bulgur, Bulgur Wheat, Cracked Wheat
Terms within: Wheat Germ
Group relationships: Common Wheat, Triticum Aestivum

3. Noun. A variable yellow tint; dull yellow, often diluted with white.
Exact synonyms: Pale Yellow, Straw
Generic synonyms: Yellow, Yellowness
Derivative terms: Straw

Definition of Wheat

1. n. A cereal grass (Triticum vulgare) and its grain, which furnishes a white flour for bread, and, next to rice, is the grain most largely used by the human race.

2. n. A cereal grass (Triticum vulgare) and its grain, which furnishes a white flour for bread, and, next to rice, is the grain most largely used by the human race.

Definition of Wheat

1. Noun. any of several cereal grains, of the genus ''Triticum'', that yields flour as used in bakery. ¹

2. Noun. a light brown colour, like that of wheat. ¹

3. Adjective. wheaten, of a light brown colour, like that of wheat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wheat

1. a cereal grass [n -S]

Medical Definition of Wheat

1. A cereal grass (Triticum vulgare) and its grain, which furnishes a white flour for bread, and, next to rice, is the grain most largely used by the human race. Of this grain the varieties are numerous, as red wheat, white wheat, bald wheat, bearded wheat, winter wheat, summer wheat, and the like. Wheat is not known to exist as a wild native plant, and all statements as to its origin are either incorrect or at best only guesses. Buck wheat. The grain weevil. The rice weevil when found in wheat. Origin: OE. Whete, AS. Hwte; akin to OS. Hwti, D. Weit, G. Weizen, OHG. Weizzi, Icel. Hveiti, Sw. Hvete, Dan. Hvede, Goth. Hwaiteis, and E. While. See White. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wheat

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whatzits
whaul
whaup
whaups
whaur
whaurs
whazzup
wheal
wheal-and-erythema reaction
wheal-and-flare reaction
wheals
whealworm
whear
wheare
wheat (current term)
wheat beer
wheat berry
wheat bisk
wheat bisks
wheat bread
wheat eel
wheat eelworm
wheat field
wheat flag smut
wheat flour
wheat future
wheat germ
wheat germ agglutinin

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