wheaten

adjective
wheat·​en | \ ˈ(h)wē-tᵊn How to pronounce wheaten (audio) \

Definition of wheaten

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or made of wheat

wheaten

noun

Definition of wheaten (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Examples of wheaten in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Even adding one strategic ingredient from your pantry can completely transform that chewy, wheaten noodle into a mind-blowing dish. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 Even adding one strategic ingredient from your pantry can completely transform that chewy, wheaten noodle into a mind-blowing dish. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 Even adding one strategic ingredient from your pantry can completely transform that chewy, wheaten noodle into a mind-blowing dish. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 Even adding one strategic ingredient from your pantry can completely transform that chewy, wheaten noodle into a mind-blowing dish. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 Mathew Rosengart arrives on the rooftop restaurant of the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills wearing a wheaten wool coat from Barney’s, steeled against the early February cold snap that has whipped across Los Angeles. Malina Saval, Variety, 21 Apr. 2022 Even adding one strategic ingredient from your pantry can completely transform that chewy, wheaten noodle into a mind-blowing dish. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 Even adding one strategic ingredient from your pantry can completely transform that chewy, wheaten noodle into a mind-blowing dish. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 Even adding one strategic ingredient from your pantry can completely transform that chewy, wheaten noodle into a mind-blowing dish. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of wheaten

Adjective

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wheaten

Adjective

Middle English whetyn, wheten, going back to Old English hwǣten, from hwǣte wheat + -en -en entry 1

Noun

derivative of wheaten entry 1

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23 Aug 2022

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“Wheaten.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheaten. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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wheaten

adjective
wheat·​en | \ ˈhwē-tᵊn How to pronounce wheaten (audio) , ˈwē- \

Kids Definition of wheaten

: containing or made from wheat wheaten bread

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