Definition of gluten
: a tenacious elastic protein substance especially of wheat flour that gives cohesiveness to dough
glutenousplay \ˈglüt-nəs, ˈglü-tən-əs\ adjective
Recent Examples of gluten from the Web
A center aisle features health foods including bulk, gluten-free and paleo items.
Ice cream sandwiches, fresh-baked cookies – even gluten-free and vegan ones – and over 20 premium ice cream flavors such as Birthday Cake, Caramel Cinnamon Chill, and Soy Mint Chocolate Chip.
The shop also serves beer, grab-and-go food and baked goods, including gluten-free, paleo and vegan options.
People without celiac may also experience gluten sensitivity.
The concept is aimed at those with special dietary needs, as many items are vegetarian or vegan and the entire menu is gluten-free.
Beer is full of gluten and pesticides—both of which are endocrine disruptors.
Where to eat: Flagstaff, catering to a college crowd, has an interesting food scene going on with plenty of vegan, gluten-free, and locavore options; a burgeoning craft brew scene; and a place that makes killer churros (Criollo Latin Kitchen).
Everything that Milk sells is made from scratch by using natural products and some of the sandwiches are gluten-free.
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GLUTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gluten for English Language Learners
: a substance in wheat and flour that holds dough together
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