Definition of Food grain

1. Noun. Foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses.

Exact synonyms: Cereal, Grain
Generic synonyms: Food Product, Foodstuff
Specialized synonyms: Corn, Edible Corn, Grist, Groats, Millet, Barley, Barleycorn, Buckwheat, Wheat, Wheat Berry, Oat, Rice, Indian Rice, Wild Rice, Malt
Derivative terms: Cereal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Food Grain

food crop
food crops
food cycle
food deprivation
food desert
food drive
food drives
food elevator
food faddist
food fever
food fights
food fish
food fishes
food for thought
food grain (current term)
food habits
food hamper
food handling
food hypersensitivity
food impaction
food industry
food infection
food inspection
food labeling
food literacy
food manufacturer
food market
food microbiology
food miles

Literary usage of Food grain

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Food and Feeding by Henry Thompson (1891)
"... man's command for food—Grain—Legumes—Tubers —Green vegetables—Fruits—Salt—Animal food—Flesh—Milk —Eggs—Fish—Reptiles—Man omnivorous : his food largely ..."

2. The History of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, from the Settlement by Elizabeth Hubbell Godfrey Schenck (1904)
"Men from Fairfield.—Special Assembly.—Embargo on food, grain, etc.—Committees of supply and relief.— Forces for Connecticut.—Officers appointed. ..."

3. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"... Hamilt., is closely allied to the first one mentioned, and attains 6 feet on slopes of mountains, when cultivated in Southern India for food-grain. ..."

4. Trade, Agriculture, and Development: Policies Working Together by Oecd Global Forum on Agriculture, SourceOECD (Online service) (2006)
"food grain SURPLUSES, YIELDS AND PRICES IN INDIA1 Raghav Gaiha Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi and Vani S. Kulkarni Centre for Population ..."

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