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- n. A device that separates the germ from the husk of a cereal grain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A machine for breaking open the kernels of wheat or other grain and removing the germs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In milling, a machine consisting essentially of two corrugated disks of iron, one fixed and the other revolving, between which wheat is passed to split the grains and extract the germs.
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