cereal

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1ce·re·al

adjective \ˈsir-ē-əl\

Definition of CEREAL

:  relating to grain or to the plants that produce it; also :  made of grain

Origin of CEREAL

French or Latin; French céréale, from Latin cerealis of Ceres, of grain, from Ceres
First Known Use: 1818

Rhymes with CEREAL

2cereal

noun

: a plant (such as a grass) that produces grain that can be eaten

: a breakfast food made from grain

Full Definition of CEREAL

1
:  a plant (as a grass) yielding starchy grain suitable for food; also :  its grain
2
:  a prepared foodstuff of grain (as oatmeal or cornflakes)

Examples of CEREAL

  1. Wheat and barley are common cereals.
  2. Some kinds of cereal have a lot of added sugar.
  3. Some cereals have a lot of added sugar.

First Known Use of CEREAL

1832

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

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