stone-ground

adjective \ ˈstōn-ˈgrau̇nd \

Definition of stone-ground

:ground with millstones
  • stone-ground flour

First Known Use of stone-ground

1905


STONE-GROUND Defined for English Language Learners

stone-ground

adjective

Definition of stone-ground for English Language Learners

  • : ground by being crushed between two large stones (called millstones)


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