a breakfast cereal made by shredding cooked, dried whole wheat and baking or toasting it in biscuit- or spoon-size pieces.
Origin of shredded wheat
First recorded in 1895–1900; formerly a trademark
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Examples from the Web for shredded wheat
Serve on croutons of fried bread, or in cases made of shredded-wheat biscuit.
She preferred pecan nuts and shredded-wheat biscuit, and ate corn.Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers|John Burroughs
Serve on toast, in patty cases, or in cases of shredded-wheat biscuit.