un·​ground | \ ˌən-ˈgrau̇nd How to pronounce unground (audio) \

Definition of unground

: not reduced to powder or small fragments : not ground unground coffee/wheat

Examples of unground in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Spoon the mixture into a small fine-mesh sieve with larger holes, sift the ingredients through, discarding any remaining unground bits. Washington Post, "Orange-sriracha glazed duck and roasted fruit are a stunning sheet-pan dinner combination," 10 Nov. 2020 On one side, there are editors — like me — who stay up all hours of the night lurking Dr. Pimple Popper's Instafeed for cyst-squirting clips or videos of unground blackheads being unearthed for the first time. Sarah Kinonen, Allure, "Dr. Pimple Popper Extracts Cyst From Dilated Pore in Latest Video (Exclusive)," 5 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unground

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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19 Nov 2020

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“Unground.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unground. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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