farina

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noun fa·ri·na \fə-ˈrē-nə\

Definition of farina

  1. 1 :  a fine meal of vegetable matter (as cereal grains) used chiefly for puddings or as a breakfast cereal

  2. 2 :  any of various powdery or mealy substances

Origin and Etymology of farina

Latin, meal, flour, from far spelt — more at barley


First Known Use: 14th century


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farina

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noun fa·ri·na \fə-ˈrē-nə\

Medical Definition of farina

  1. :  a fine meal of vegetable matter (as cereal grains) used chiefly for puddings or as a breakfast cereal



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