semolina

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noun sem·o·li·na \ˌse-mə-ˈlē-nə\

Definition of semolina

  1. :  the purified middlings of hard wheat (such as durum) used especially for pasta (such as macaroni or spaghetti)

Origin and Etymology of semolina

Italian semolino, diminutive of semola bran, from Latin simila wheat flour


SEMOLINA Defined for English Language Learners

semolina

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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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