[ hohl-greyn ]
/ ˈhoʊlˈgreɪn /
of or being natural or unprocessed grain containing the germ and bran.
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Origin of whole-grain
First recorded in 1955–60
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Examples from the Web for whole-grain
Ideal Meal: Edamame and pomegranate seeds (wonderful for energy), paired with a whole-grain English muffin.
The whole-grain preparations furnish the best food for the bones.First Book in Physiology and Hygiene|J.H. Kellogg