- a granular, milled product of durum wheat, consisting almost entirely of endosperm particles, used chiefly in the making of pasta.
Origin of semolina
Examples from the Web for semolina
This is a broad description of semolina, middlings and dunst.
It is made with fish, semolina, and onions in a double saucepan which in England is called a steamer.
The fish are put into the water at the right moment and are boiled while the semolina is being steamed.
It is all served together like bouillabaisse, the semolina answering to the bread, and extract of pomidoro is added.
It was a standard loaf, containing eighty per cent of semolina, and it practically wiped the Infant Samuel out of existence.The Man Upstairs
P. G. Wodehouse
- the large hard grains of wheat left after flour has been bolted, used for puddings, soups, etc
Word Origin and History for semolina
meal from hard kernels of wheat, 1797, alteration of Italian semolino "grits; paste for soups," diminutive of semola "bran," from Latin simila "the finest flour," probably from the same Semitic source as Greek semidalis "the finest flour" (cf. Assyrian samidu, Syrian semida "fine meal").