wheat germ

noun

Definition of wheat germ

: the embryo of the wheat kernel separated in milling and used especially as a source of vitamins and protein

Examples of wheat germ in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the same time, Clay suggests avoiding certain oils, like wheat germ, avocado, and coconut. Kayla Hui, Health.com, 21 Jan. 2022 Zinc is found in beans, whole grains, wheat germ and fortified cereals, Zumpano said. Robin Goist, cleveland, 1 Jan. 2022 Some of the best sources for vitamin E are vegetable oils like sunflower and safflower; peanuts, hazelnuts and almonds; seeds; and wheat germ. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 16 Nov. 2021 Some of the best sources for vitamin E are vegetable oils like sunflower and safflower; peanuts, hazelnuts and almonds; seeds; and wheat germ. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 16 Nov. 2021 Some of the best sources for vitamin E are vegetable oils like sunflower and safflower; peanuts, hazelnuts and almonds; seeds; and wheat germ. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 16 Nov. 2021 Basic Brand's Vitamin E Ointment, which contains vitamin E, wheat germ oil, and aloe vera. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 4 Nov. 2021 Some of the best sources for vitamin E are vegetable oils like sunflower and safflower; peanuts, hazelnuts and almonds; seeds; and wheat germ. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 16 Nov. 2021 Some of the best sources for vitamin E are vegetable oils like sunflower and safflower; peanuts, hazelnuts and almonds; seeds; and wheat germ. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 16 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of wheat germ

1880, in the meaning defined above

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wheat germ

noun
\ ˈhwēt-, ˈwēt- How to pronounce wheat germ (audio) \

Medical Definition of wheat germ

: the embryo of the wheat kernel separated in milling and used especially as a source of vitamins and protein

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