whole wheat


Definition of whole wheat

: made of ground entire wheat kernels

Examples of whole wheat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Patel cuts her roti dough with a bit of all-purpose flour in addition to the whole wheat flour, which helps make the dough less dense. Omar Mamoon, SFChronicle.com, "Four ways to eat a samosa in the Bay Area," 28 Dec. 2020 For instance: chocolate chip cookies that look and tastes much like the traditional treat, but have a bit more fiber and protein from whole wheat flour. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "45 Healthy Dessert Recipes for Every Craving," 24 Dec. 2020 The menu includes fresh baguettes, Danish rugbrød and whole wheat and sourdough loaves. Los Angeles Times, "La Morra opens takeout pizza window; Wah’s Golden Hen closes in Virgil Village," 29 Dec. 2020 Some customers at Schlock’s have wondered if the dough is whole wheat and actually complained of too much flavor, according to Schwab. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, "These bakers are done chasing the New York bagel. Say hello to the San Francisco-style bagel," 20 Nov. 2020 Growing up tucked into 16,000 acres of Australian bush, there were no salacious McDonald’s billboards anywhere, which meant my mum successfully tricked my brother and me into believing that whole wheat porridge was life’s greatest joy. Ali Francis, Bon Appétit, "These Jam Tarts Are the American Childhood Breakfast I Never Had," 19 Nov. 2020 The cake batter is a mix of whole wheat and all-purpose flours, and for extra tang there’s a brown sugar yogurt to serve with it. Christian Reynoso, San Francisco Chronicle, "How to have a smaller, brighter Thanksgiving meal at home," 18 Nov. 2020 Crunchy and full of flavor just like the original, this snack mix gets a boost from crunchy chickpeas, whole wheat pita chips, almonds and pumpkin seeds. Washington Post, "Thanksgiving appetizer recipes and easy cocktails to start the feast off right," 11 Nov. 2020 There's nothing better than a fresh fruit pie made from scratch and this is the PERFECT quick and easy 4th of July dessert: a fresh blueberry pie with whole wheat crust. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, "7 Patriotic Pies on Instagram You've Got to See to Believe," 25 June 2020

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First Known Use of whole wheat

1804, in the meaning defined above

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7 Jan 2021

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“Whole wheat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whole%20wheat. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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More Definitions for whole wheat

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English Language Learners Definition of whole wheat

: made from wheat from which no part (such as the bran) has been removed

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Kids Definition of whole wheat

: made from or containing wheat kernels that were ground in their entirety

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