from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The vitamin-rich embryos of wheat kernels, separated during milling and used as a food supplement, as animal feed, and as a source of oil.

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  • noun embryo or nucleus of the wheat kernel.

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  • noun embryo of the wheat kernel; removed before milling and eaten as a source of vitamins


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