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wheaten

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adjective wheat·en \ˈhwē-tən, ˈwē-\

Definition of wheaten

  1. :  of, relating to, or made of wheat



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of wheaten

before 12th century

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wheaten

noun wheat·en

Definition of wheaten

  1. :  a pale yellowish to ruddy-fawn color characteristic of the coat of some dogs



Circa 1931

First Known Use of wheaten

circa 1931


WHEATEN Defined for Kids

wheaten

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adjective wheat·en \ˈhwē-tən, ˈwē-\

Definition of wheaten

  1. :  containing or made from wheat <wheaten bread>




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