wheat berry


: an unprocessed whole kernel of wheat

Examples of wheat berry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kai's four-course menu includes dishes such as Celebration of Arizona Mushrooms, made with wheat berry and black garlic risotto, parsnip and apple puree, fungi and herb tea. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 12 Feb. 2024 But the Scottish salmon accompanied by local Hayden Mills wheat berry risotto, fava bean salad and caviar vinaigrette, and roasted jidori chicken with cilantro chimichurri and smashed fingerlings beg to be noticed. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, 19 May 2021 White whole-wheat flour is milled from the hard white-wheat berry, as opposed to the hard red-wheat berries that are typically used for all-purpose flour or most whole-wheat flours. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 8 Jan. 2022 Some to try: wheat berries, barley, spelt, quinoa, buckwheat and oats. Justin Ward, ExpressNews.com, 14 May 2020 Cook, covered, until wheat berries are cooked but still chewy, 7 to 8 hours on low or 5 to 6 hours on high. Kate Merker and Taylor Murray, Country Living, 6 Jan. 2020 This slow cooker chili is as filling as its meatier mainstay because of its hearty helping of high-protein wheat berries and kidney beans. Kate Merker and Taylor Murray, Country Living, 6 Jan. 2020 Dice apples into 1/2 pieces and toss in a bowl with wheat berries and rest of ingredients. Dana McMahan, The Courier-Journal, 19 Nov. 2019 Some of them, like Scarr’s, grind wheat berries into new flour every day. New York Times, 8 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wheat berry was in 1848

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“Wheat berry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheat%20berry. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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