Definition of Farina

1. Noun. Fine meal made from cereal grain especially wheat; often used as a cooked cereal or in puddings.

Generic synonyms: Meal



Definition of Farina

1. n. A fine flour or meal made from cereal grains or from the starch or fecula of vegetables, extracted by various processes, and used in cookery.

Definition of Farina

1. Noun. A fine flour or meal made from cereal grains or from the starch or fecula of vegetables, extracted by various processes, and used in cookery. ¹

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Definition of Farina

1. a fine meal made from cereal grain [n -S]

Medical Definition of Farina

1. 1. A fine flour or meal made from cereal grains or from the starch or fecula of vegetables, extracted by various processes, and used in cookery. 2. Pollen. Origin: L, meal, flour, fr. Far a sort of grain, spelt; akin to E. Barley. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Farina

farewelling
farewells
fareworthy
farfal
farfalle
farfalloni
farfals
farfara
farfel
farfels
farfet
farfetch
farfetched
farfetchedness
farfetches
farina (current term)
farina avenae
farina tritici
farinaceous
farinas
faring
farinha
farinhas
farinose
fario
farkakteh
farked
farking
farkleberries

Literary usage of Farina

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1. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"On April 2 a council of war, held as the He makes fleet was beating up against a south-westerly gale,2 farina, resolved to enter Porto farina as soon as the ..."

2. Medical lexicon by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"This name was formerly given to a mixture of the farina of four ... Having the appearance or nature of farina. A term given to all articles of food which ..."

3. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1876)
"A consideration of the average value of potatoes and of farina during the past twenty-five years enables one to calculate future results with я ч reasonable ..."

4. An Epitome of Chemistry: In Three Parts by William Henry (1808)
"farina, or Fecula. 1. It is not soluble in water, unless when heated to 16O°; ... farina is insoluble in alcohol. 3. Pure liquid alkalies act on starch; ..."

5. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"L. far, a kind of grain ; allied to farina, ground com. (L.) L. farina, Barley. Dei. farinaceous, L,.farina-ce-us. farrago. (L.) 'L.farrago, mixed food for ..."

6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1858)
"... by the celebrated Johann Maria farina to prevent the vending of imitations of his labels, to be affixed to spurious Eau de Cologne, in the course of ..."

7. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"[7". siro and T. farina of Schrank (non Geer) are the same. ... Herm., etc. ; A. lactis in milk, farina in flour, and siro in cheese; and as A. dysenteria', ..."

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