shredded wheat

noun
|Updated on: 24 Apr 2018

Definition of shredded wheat

: a breakfast cereal made from cooked partially dried wheat that is shredded and molded into biscuits which are then oven-baked and toasted

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1898

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shredded wheat

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  • : a breakfast cereal that is made from cooked wheat that is shredded and formed into biscuits


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