Definitions

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

  • adj. Resembling or consisting of grain, especially wheat.

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  • adj. Resembling or pertaining to grain, especially wheat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made of, or resembling, wheat or other grain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the character of or resembling wheat or other cereal.

Etymologies

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

From Late Latin frūmentāceus, from Latin frūmentum, grain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Late Latin frumentaceus, from Latin frumentum, grain, from the root of frux meaning fruit.

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