whole wheat

adjective

Definition of whole wheat

: made of ground entire wheat kernels

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On one hand, there’s plain, egg, garlic, everything, rye, whole wheat, marble, and more. Rachel Lebeaux, BostonGlobe.com, "Wicked Bagel delivers a New York-Style classic," 23 Mar. 2018 Organic whole wheat, no boil lasagna, about 6 ½ sheets Heat the olive oil in large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Fox News, "Rocco DiSpirito's Mother's Day Recipes," 8 May 2015 In large bowl, whisk all-purpose flour and whole wheat flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, and salt. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "The All-Time Easiest Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe," 17 July 2018 On the menu, described Thursday in the journal Current Biology, were the fat and meat of a wild goat, meat of a red deer and whole wheat seeds, which Oetzi ate shortly before his death. NBC News, "Insides of ancient 'Iceman' shows signs of a well-balanced last meal," 12 July 2018 The honey whole wheat buns are a tad more healthful for the virtuous among us. Noelle Carter, charlotteobserver, "Grilling burgers this summer? Up your game with these homemade bun recipes," 6 July 2018 On the menu, described Thursday in the journal Current Biology, were the fat and meat of a wild goat, meat of a red deer and whole wheat seeds, which Oetzi ate shortly before his death. NBC News, "Insides of ancient 'Iceman' shows signs of a well-balanced last meal," 12 July 2018 Serve with brown rice, whole wheat couscous, or quinoa. Jose Cuadros, Philly.com, "Healthy family recipe: Salmon en papillote," 29 June 2018 On the menu, described Thursday in the journal Current Biology, were the fat and meat of a wild goat, meat of a red deer and whole wheat seeds, which Oetzi ate shortly before his death. Washington Post, "Ancient ‘Iceman’ shows signs of a well-balanced last meal," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of whole wheat

1804, in the meaning defined above

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whole wheat

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of whole wheat

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

whole wheat

adjective

Kids Definition of whole wheat

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

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