stone-ground

[ stohn-ground ]
/ ˈstoʊnˈgraʊnd /
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adjective

(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

Dictionary.com 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.