soft wheat

noun

Definition of soft wheat

: a wheat with soft kernels high in starch but usually low in gluten

Examples of soft wheat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Five months’ worth of soft wheat and four months’ worth of durum wheat was stockpiled by the end of last month, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday. Jihen Laghmari, Bloomberg.com, "Withering Crops to Make North Africa World’s Top Wheat Buyer," 14 June 2020 On the other end of the spectrum, cake flour—made from soft wheat—has the lowest protein content of all flours (7-9% protein). Zoe Denenberg, Southern Living, "Cake Flour Vs. All-Purpose Flour: What To Use For Your Baking Project," 1 Apr. 2020 The brown bread Ireland is referencing is the slightly-sweet loaf of soft wheat bread that comes warm with a side of butter before every meal at the Cheesecake Factory. Hannah Chubb, PEOPLE.com, "Ireland Baldwin Jokes Cheesecake Factory's Brown Bread Is 'Going to My Boobs' In Lingerie Photo," 15 July 2019

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First Known Use of soft wheat

1711, in the meaning defined above

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“Soft wheat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soft%20wheat. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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