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whole wheat

or whole-wheat

[ hohl-weet, hweet ]
/ ˈhoʊl ˈwit, ˈʰwit /
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noun
Usually whole wheat . the complete kernel of wheat, including all of the germ and bran.
adjective
prepared using the complete wheat kernel.
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Origin of whole wheat

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for whole wheat

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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