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  1. (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.
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Origin of stone-ground

First recorded in 1900–05
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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

    Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book

    Mary A. Wilson