wheat germ


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wheat germ

n.
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.

wheat germ

or

wheatgerm

n
(Cookery) the vitamin-rich embryo of the wheat kernel, which is largely removed before milling and is used in cereals, as a food supplement, etc

wheat′ germ`


n.
the embryo of the wheat kernel, used in or on foods as a concentrated source of vitamins.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wheat germ - embryo of the wheat kernel; removed before milling and eaten as a source of vitamins
aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, victuals, nutrition - a source of materials to nourish the body
wheat, wheat berry - grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour
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