whole-wheat

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/ ˈhoʊlˈʰwit, -ˈwit /
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adjective

prepared with the complete wheat kernel.

Origin of whole-wheat

First recorded in 1875–80
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whole-wheat


adjective

(of flour, bread, etc) made from the entire wheat kernelAlso called (esp in Britain and certain other countries): wholemeal
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