Definition of semolina
: the purified middlings of hard wheat (such as durum) used especially for pasta (such as macaroni or spaghetti)
Recent Examples of semolina from the Web
There are also simple dishes like vegetables with semolina —vividly colored carrots, root beets, and radishes set among a plate of grains.
Prices vary for whole loaves, from house sourdough ($5.50) to semolina ($10); the semolina is the only bread available by the half-loaf too ($5.50). 1220 W. Webster Ave.
Instead of a complete diet, the baby received various types of vegan milk, including oat, rice, buckwheat, semolina and quinoa varieties.
Several of his dishes evoke street food, including gol goppa semolina balls with chutney.
Gradually whisk in semolina and cook, whisking, until very thick and bubbling, about 3 minutes.
The family was driven to its new home, where a meal and a Syrian-style semolina cake were waiting.
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Origin and Etymology of semolina
Italian semolino, diminutive of semola bran, from Latin simila wheat flour
First Known Use: 1797See Words from the same year
SEMOLINA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of semolina for English Language Learners
: a type of wheat flour that is often used to make pasta
: a sweet dessert made from semolina and milk
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