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flour

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noun \ˈflau̇(-ə)r\

Simple Definition of flour

  • : powder made from a grain (especially wheat) that is used in cooking for making bread, cakes, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of flour

  1. 1 :  a product consisting of finely milled wheat; also :  a similar product made from another grain or food product (as dried potatoes or fish)

  2. 2 :  a fine soft powder

flourless

adjective

floury

play \-ē\ adjective

Examples of flour in a sentence

  1. a five-pound bag of flour

  2. mix the two flours together



Origin and Etymology of flour

Middle English — more at flower


First Known Use: 13th century


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flour

verb

Simple Definition of flour

  • : to cover (something) with flour

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of flour

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to coat with or as if with flour

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to break up into particles

Examples of flour in a sentence

  1. The fish should be lightly floured before it's fried.



Circa 1657

First Known Use of flour

circa 1657



FLOUR Defined for Kids

flour

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noun \ˈflau̇r\

Definition of flour for Students

  1. :  finely ground wheat or other food product <whole wheat flour> <potato flour>




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