wheat bread

noun

Definition of wheat bread

: a bread made of a combination of white and whole wheat flours as distinguished from bread made entirely of white or whole wheat flour

Examples of wheat bread in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Saturday’s clients received a frozen turkey, 20 pounds of nonperishables, 15 pounds of fresh produce and bags of wheat bread. Carmina Tiscareño, Dallas News, "Thousands pour into Fair Park for North Texas Food Bank’s largest distribution yet during pandemic," 14 Nov. 2020 Served on top is a giant soft slice of fresh-baked sunflower-seeded honey wheat bread that perfumed the regular long lines at lunch. Omar Mamoon, SFChronicle.com, "An ode to the chef’s salad of Cafe Mezzo, a Berkeley symbol of healthy eating," 8 Oct. 2020 For example, the market for white bread would not pass the test if an increase in its price caused consumers to switch to wheat bread and therefore didn’t earn the hypothetical monopolist more money. Walter Frick, Quartz, "Don’t buy Mark Zuckerberg’s definition of Facebook’s competition," 1 Aug. 2020 For whole-wheat bread, use 21/4 cups all-purpose flour, 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour and 1/2 teaspoon yeast. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Homemade bread: It’s the staff of life," 31 July 2020 Sprouted whole grain bread looks just like regular wheat bread, only with a slightly nuttier and sweeter flavor. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, "Why It's Worth It to Add Sprouted Whole Grains to Your Diet," 1 July 2020 Choose whole-wheat bread and pasta, and replace white rice with brown or wild rice. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, "Overcome the coronavirus meat shortage by adopting one of the world's healthiest diets," 20 May 2020 LongHorn Steakhouse WHAT: LongHorn Family Meal Deals starts at $9 per person for a family of four and includes one of their signature entrées (serves a family of 4), and a jumbo-sized salad with four hearty sides, honey wheat bread and butter. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, "Mother's Day is different this year. Here are 12+ restaurants offering specials for mom," 4 May 2020 Options include: Small ClusterPack includes a dozen cage-free eggs, half-gallon of 2% organic milk, loaf of wheat bread, pound of butter and four rolls of toilet paper. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, "Restaurants are selling groceries during the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what's available.," 15 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of wheat bread

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Wheat bread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheat%20bread. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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