from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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