[hweet-n, weet-n]

Origin of wheaten

before 900; Middle English wheten, Old English hwǣten. See wheat, -en2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for wheaten

Contemporary Examples of wheaten

  • Among hundreds of recent victims: Labradors, Wheaten terriers, and a five-pound Chihuahua.

    The Daily Beast logo
    Dogs in a Deadly Crossfire

    Radley Balko

    July 19, 2009

Historical Examples of wheaten

British Dictionary definitions for wheaten


  1. made of the grain or flour of wheatwheaten bread
  2. of a pale yellow colour
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012