Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Bread in any form or shape.
  • n. Flour, meal, or grain used in the baking of bread.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Flour, grain (such as wheat or oats), or any cereal, such as would be used in the making of bread
  • n. bread of any sort

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Grain, flour, or meal of which bread is made.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any kind of grain from which bread is made; meal; flour: generally used in the plural as a commercial term to signify all the different varieties of grain and flour collectively from which bread is made.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
  • n. flour or meal or grain used in baking bread

Etymologies

bread +‎ stuff (Wiktionary)

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