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wheaten

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adjective wheat·en \ ˈhwē-tᵊn , ˈwē- \

Definition of wheaten

:of, relating to, or made of wheat

First Known Use of wheaten

before 12th century


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wheaten

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Definition of wheaten

:a pale yellowish to ruddy-fawn color characteristic of the coat of some dogs

First Known Use of wheaten

circa 1931


WHEATEN Defined for Kids

wheaten

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adjective wheat·en \ ˈhwē-tᵊn , ˈwē- \

Definition of wheaten for Students

:containing or made from wheat
  • wheaten bread


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