wheatgerm

wheat|germ [ˈwi:tdʒə:m US -dʒə:rm] n [U]
the centre of a grain of wheat, which is good for your health and is added to other food

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • wheatgerm — UK [ˈwiːtˌdʒɜː(r)m] US [ˈwitˌdʒɜrm] US [ˈhwitˌdʒɜrm] noun [countable/uncountable] [singular wheatgerm plural wheatgerms] the centre part of the wheat grain that people sometimes add to food to make it especially healthy …   Useful english dictionary

  • wheatgerm — ► NOUN ▪ a nutritious foodstuff consisting of the extracted embryos of grains of wheat …   English terms dictionary

  • wheatgerm — UK [ˈwiːtˌdʒɜː(r)m] / US [ˈwɪtˌdʒɜrm] / US [ˈhwɪtˌdʒɜrm] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms wheatgerm : singular wheatgerm plural wheatgerms the centre part of the wheat grain that people sometimes add to food to make it especially healthy …   English dictionary

  • wheatgerm — [[t](h)wi͟ːtʤɜː(r)m[/t]] also wheat germ N UNCOUNT Wheatgerm is the middle part of a grain of wheat which is rich in vitamins and is often added to other food …   English dictionary

  • wheatgerm — wheat germ n. The vitamin rich embryo of the wheat kernel that is separated before milling for use as a cereal or food supplement. * * * …   Universalium

  • wheatgerm — wheat|germ [ wit,dʒɜrm, hwit,dʒɜrm ] noun count or uncount the center part of the wheat grain, which people sometimes add to food to make it especially healthy …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wheatgerm — noun a nutritious foodstuff of a dry floury consistency consisting of the extracted embryos of grains of wheat …   English new terms dictionary

  • wheatgerm — noun (U) the centre of a grain of wheat …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wheatgerm — /ˈwitdʒɜm/ (say weetjerm) noun the vitamin rich embryo of the wheat kernel, which is removed when the wheat is milled and which is sold as a dietary supplement as it contains many B vitamins …   Australian English dictionary

  • Special K — is a lightly toasted breakfast cereal manufactured by the Kellogg Company. The cereal was introduced to the United States in 1956. It is made primarily from rice and wheat. The name was created by taking the K for Kellogg s and adding the word… …   Wikipedia

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