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

  • adj. Of, relating to, or derived from wheat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made of wheat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or made from wheat: as, wheaten straw.
  • Made of the grain or flour of wheat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or derived from wheat


From Middle English wheten, from Old English hwǣten ("wheaten"), equivalent to wheat +‎ -en. (Wiktionary)



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