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Wheat berry

Definition of the noun wheat berry

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  1. a grain of wheat
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic words: caryopsis / grain = dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn
    • part of: wheat = annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
  2. grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour


Wheat berry: A wheat berry or wheatberry is an entire wheat kernel, composed of the bran, germ, and endosperm. Wheatberries have a tan to reddish brown color and are available as either a hard or soft processed grain. They are often added to salads or baked into bread to add a crunchy texture. If wheat berries are milled, whole-wheat flour is produced.

  • also known as 麦仁

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Google previewDictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2016)

by Arnold E. Bender

The ground wheat berry yields wholemeal flour (100% extraction); whiter flours are obtained by separation of the bran and the germ from the starchy endosperm (see extraction rate). The white flour as used in the ordinary white loaf is 70–72% ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Food (2010)

by Gil Marks

Eastern wheat berry pudding (ashure), and German fried dumplings with fruit ( schnitzelkloese). Fruit strudels and kugels are popular Ashkenazic treats. Turkish Jewsenjoy prehito, adishof sweetened cracked wheat,orkofyas, adishof ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

Straight flours, which are used chiefly in bakeries, contain about 70 per cent of the wheat berry. Patent flours, used chiefly in homes, are so far refined that they contain sometimes as little as 56 per cent of the berry. This sort makes the finest ...

Google previewThe Visual Food Encyclopedia (1996)

wheat berry brush bran germ ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

skerry, terry, Terry, very, wherry; Bambury, barberry, bayberry, bilberry, Bing cherry, blackberry, blueberry, chokeberry, cloudberry, cranberry, equerry, gooseberry, Juneberry, knobkerrie, mulberry, raspberry, strawberry, wheat berry; beriberi, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Foods (2002)

A Guide to Healthy Nutrition by Experts from Dole Food Company, Experts from The Mayo Clinic, Experts from UCLA Center for H

ANATOMY OF A WHEAT SEED The wheat seed, sometimes referred to as a wheat berry, is comprised of three parts: Wheatgerm—This is the sprout, or embryo, found inside the wheat seed. It is oily and is a highly concentrated source of ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

wheat berry and wheat corn the grain ofwheat: wheat bird the chaffinch; wheat crop; wheat ear an ear of wheat; wheat-ear stitch a fancy stitch in embroidery: wheat eel ( also wheat worm ) a small nematode worm that makes its way up wheat ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The wheat berry is a fruit, not a seed, the actual seed being the germ or embryo, a kidney-shaped body which is found at the base of the berry and is connected with the plumule or root. The germ is tough in texture and is in roller milling easily ...

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