Definitions

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

  • noun Any of several grasses, especially of the genera Agropyron and Elymus, grown as pasture and fodder for livestock.
  • noun The young leaves of common wheat, often processed into juice or powder and used as a dietary supplement.

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  • noun Young grass of the common wheat plant, Triticum aestivum, used freshly juiced or dried into powder for animal and human consumption.
  • noun A grass of the genus Agropyron, commonly known as crested-wheat grass.

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  • noun a grass of the genus Agropyron

Etymologies

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wheat +‎ grass

Examples

  • I think he might be in one of those Joe Torre "wheatgrass" commercials, which have been airing for a while.

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  • Grass seed, such as wheatgrass, or any lawn variety, such as tall fescue

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  • She took some of the woman's advice and began adding natural remedies, such as wheatgrass, to her husband's diet and the results were immediate.

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  • In addition to such mainstream sources, the Journal of the American Medical Association JAMA ran a review of Bratman's book Health Food Junkies, in which he emphasized the typical orthorexic's "self righteousness" in denigrating fashion: "As orthorexia progresses, a day filled with wheatgrass juice, tofu, and quinoa biscuits may come to feel as holy as one spent serving the destitute and homeless."

    Randall Amster: "I Want to Be a Farmer": Food Justice, Out of the Mouths of Babes

  • In addition to such mainstream sources, the Journal of the American Medical Association JAMA ran a review of Bratman's book Health Food Junkies, in which he emphasized the typical orthorexic's "self righteousness" in denigrating fashion: "As orthorexia progresses, a day filled with wheatgrass juice, tofu, and quinoa biscuits may come to feel as holy as one spent serving the destitute and homeless."

    Randall Amster: "I Want to Be a Farmer": Food Justice, Out of the Mouths of Babes

  • Frank Ferrante, an overweight guy with deep spiritual wounds and an enormous sense of humor, thought he was signing onto a sort of vegan life fix: 42 days of raw foods, a shot of liquefied wheatgrass every morning, exercise, weigh-ins, holistic medical exams, weekly colonics, daily affirmations.

    Robert Koehler: Raw Heart

  • Frank Ferrante, an overweight guy with deep spiritual wounds and an enormous sense of humor, thought he was signing onto a sort of vegan life fix: 42 days of raw foods, a shot of liquefied wheatgrass every morning, exercise, weigh-ins, holistic medical exams, weekly colonics, daily affirmations.

    Robert Koehler: Raw Heart

  • We join Frank at Café Gratitude for his first breakfast, which begins with a shot of juiced wheatgrass, a thick, green substance he quaffs with an unforgettable grimace.

    Robert Koehler: Raw Heart

  • We join Frank at Café Gratitude for his first breakfast, which begins with a shot of juiced wheatgrass, a thick, green substance he quaffs with an unforgettable grimace.

    Robert Koehler: Raw Heart

  • We join Frank at Café Gratitude for his first breakfast, which begins with a shot of juiced wheatgrass, a thick, green substance he quaffs with an unforgettable grimace.

    Robert Koehler: Raw Heart

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