[ stohn-ground ]
/ ˈstoʊnˈgraʊnd /


(of wheat or other grain) ground between millstones, especially those made of burstone, so as to retain the whole of the grain and preserve nutritional content.

Nearby words

  1. stone-blind,
  2. stone-broke,
  3. stone-cold,
  4. stone-dead,
  5. stone-deaf,
  6. stone-hearted,
  7. stone-lily,
  8. stone-washed,
  9. stoneboat,
  10. stonecast

Origin of stone-ground

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stone-ground

  • To make perfect buckwheat cakes you must first of all obtain a stone-ground flour, and then it must be blended in proportion.