HyperDic: food_grain

English > 1 sense of the expression food grain:
NOUNfoodfood grain, grain, cerealfoodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
English > food grain: 1 sense > noun 1, food
Meaningfoodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses.
Synonymsgrain, cereal
Narrowerbarley, barleycornA grain of barley
buckwheatgrain ground into flour
corn, edible cornears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food
gristgrain intended to be or that has been ground
groatsThe hulled and crushed grain of various cereals
maltA cereal grain (usually barley) that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water
milletsmall seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica
oatseed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as 'oats')
ricegrains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
wheat, wheat berrygrains of common wheat
wild rice, Indian ricegrains of aquatic grass of North America
Broaderfoodstuff, food productA substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
Spanishcereales, cereal

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