As a child, cereal was more than mere packaged foodstuff; it was a passion.
She laughs when she recalls how he served her cereal from a box so old, there were ants in it.
But when the time comes, should you be scared of that little label on your favorite brand of cereal?
He poured milk into the tea, and then poured the tea into the bowl on top of the cereal, turning it into a sweetened mush.
A breeze picks up in the meadow and blows the cereal scents of grass and old heat-struck earth toward us.
Her children ate molasses on their bread, maple sugar on their cereal.
It is not safe to adhere strictly to the directions on the package of any cereal.
Increase of the cereal crops by better seed and improved implements.
He had breakfasted at seven-thirty on fruit, cereal, and one egg, in disgrace.
Because of its cheapness, it is not generally adulterated, cereal starches being the most common adulterants.
1832, "grass yielding edible grain," originally an adjective (1818) "having to do with edible grain," from French céréale (16c., "of Ceres;" 18c. in grain sense), from Latin Cerealis "of grain," originally "of Ceres," from Ceres, Italic goddess of agriculture, from PIE *ker-es-, from root *ker- "to grow" (see crescent). The application to breakfast food cereal made from grain is American English, 1899.