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shredded wheat



a breakfast cereal made by shredding cooked, dried whole wheat and baking or toasting it in biscuit- or spoon-size pieces.


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Nearby words

shrank, shrapnel, shreadhead, shred, shredded, shredded wheat, shredder, shredding, shreveport, shrew, shrew mole

Origin of shredded wheat

First recorded in 1895–1900; formerly a trademark Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for shredded wheat

  • Serve on croutons of fried bread, or in cases made of shredded-wheat biscuit.

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  • She preferred pecan nuts and shredded-wheat biscuit, and ate corn.

  • Serve on toast, in patty cases, or in cases of shredded-wheat biscuit.