flour or meal made from cereal grains and cooked as cereal, used in puddings, soups, etc.
Chiefly British. starch, especially potato starch.
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How to use farina in a sentence
He played the quintessential farina role—a lovable schmuck—before the character passed away at the end of Season 2.
For the next five years, farina actually stayed active in the police force while acting on the side, finally retiring in 1986.
Get Shorty farina proves how unsettling and chilling an actor can be while simultaneously being, well, hilarious.
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Food is largely made up of canned goods and the ever-present farina, a sort of tapioca flour.The Wonder Book of Knowledge | Various
The most important kinds of farina are noticed under their respective heads.
The root is dried and ground into flour, which, under the general name farina, is used all over the country.Martin Rattler | R.M. Ballantyne
He found an empty sack or bag, into which he hastily threw as much farina as he could carry without inconvenience.Martin Rattler | R.M. Ballantyne
I held it near the candle; it burnt, but did not smell like wax, and had the same smell when burning, as farina when it was burnt.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
British Dictionary definitions for farina
flour or meal made from any kind of cereal grain
mainly British starch, esp prepared from potato flour
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