American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or derived from wheat.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or made from wheat: as, wheaten straw. Specifically— Made of the stalks, straw, or husks of wheat.
- Made of the grain or flour of wheat.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or made from wheat.
- adj. Of a pale yellow-beige colour, like that of wheat.
- n. A pale yellow or beige colour, like that of wheat.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Made of wheat.
- adj. of or relating to or derived from wheat
- From Middle English wheten, from Old English hwǣten ("wheaten"), equivalent to wheat + -en. (Wiktionary)
“She replied, Adam was called Adam, because of his udmah, that is, the wheaten colour of his complexion and also (it is said) because he was created of the adim of the earth, that is to say, of the surface-soil.”
“The _koolitch_ is a sweet kind of wheaten bread, circular in form, in which there are raisins.”
“For such, a kind of wheaten grit is provided, containing all the kernel of the wheat, except the outside woody fibre.”
“The best kind of wheaten flour assumes, at the instant it is formed into paste by the addition of water, a very gluey, ductile, and elastic paste, easy to be kneaded, and which may be elongated, flattened, and drawn in every direction, without breaking.”
A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons Exhibiting the Fraudulent Sophistications of Bread, Beer, Wine, Spiritous Liquors, Tea, Coffee, Cream, Confectionery, Vinegar, Mustard, Pepper, Cheese, Olive Oil, Pickles, and Other Articles Employed in Domestic Economy
“Ms. Beatha Lee is a shaggy, dirty-white wheaten terrier.”
““Say nothing,” Harley muttered to Villa, as they made out, peering over the bow of the shore-coming whaleboat, the rough coat, red-wheaten in colour, of Michael.”
“There are also cheaper snackier dishes available, like homemade soup with the kitchen's own chocolate stout take on that Northern Irish staple, wheaten bread.”
“As one of them related in later days, "They made us ride while they themselves walked; they gave us wheaten bread to eat when there was little of it, contenting themselves with dates.”
“Jane Lynch: Olivia (named after recent Glee guest star, Olivia Newton-John) is a lhasa apso and Georgie is a wheaten terrier.”
“For instance, tax Gypsies and prostitutes (the proposer was under the impression that Gypsies were? like Prince Charles? exempt from tax); get free labour from prisoners or the unemployed; make all patients pay for prescriptions; make alcoholics pay for NHS care; review hospital menus so that you only get a pudding at Christmas, and "a simple lunch of soup and sandwiches or wheaten bread".”
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